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Jehangir Sabavala
Down To A Sunless Sea


The present lot was painted in 1962, which saw the culmination of the Cubist idiom that Sabavala had explored for a decade since his return from Paris. Titled Down To A Sunless Sea, Sabavala borrows a line from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's famous poem Kubla Khan. The poem, conceived by Coleridge supposedly in an opium-induced dream, describes the landscape of Xanadu, the capital city in the kingdom of Kublai Khan, a great Mongolian...



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  Lot 12 of 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
16 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate
Rs 50,00,000 - 70,00,000
$75,760 - 106,065


Winning Bid
Rs 1,14,00,000
$172,727

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Down To A Sunless Sea
Signed and dated 'Sabavala 62' (lower left) and inscribed ''Down to a sunless sea' / By Jehangir Sabavala / B'bay 1962' (on the reverse)
1962
Oil on canvas
39.25 x 29.25 in (100 x 74 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, USA
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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