The colours and composition of the present lot demonstrate elements of gestural brushwork, but distinct elements of structure and geometry are also visible. The loose brushwork is circumscribed within a frame composed of solid, horizontal lines of colour. Raza employs dark, multi-hued earthy colours and divides space in a way that is reminiscent of a traditional miniature painting format.
Art critic Rudy von Leyden, wrote of Raza's...
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EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017
Rs 60,00,000 - 80,00,000
$90,910 - 121,215
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
Import duty applicable
S H Raza
Signed and dated 'RAZA 1982' (on the reverse)
25.5 x 19.75 in (65 x 50 cm)
Acquired from Galerie Loeb, Bern in 1982
Emil Weber collection, Basel
Thence by descent
Heinz Weber, Basel and Rosemarie Herbrand-Weber, Munich
Solo Exhibition, Bern: Galerie Loeb, 1982
Height of Figure: 6'