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Lot 219

Syed Haider Raza, Attributed: Jala

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Syed Haider Raza, Attributed (Indian, 1922 - 2016): Jala, 1995. Acrylic on canvas, signed below. Signed and dated lower right, signed and titled verso. Unframed and unstretched. Canvas can be shipped rolled.

Sayed Haider Raza was a founder-member of the Progressive Artists' Group (PAG), which was established in Bombay in 1947. The PAG was instrumental in the introduction of modernism to India and laid the groundwork for the development of Indian contemporary art. Raza's artwork is characterized by the use of vibrant colors and geometric shapes. The Bindu, which is a Sanskrit term meaning 'point' or 'dot', is a recurring motif in his artwork and symbolizes the origin of life and creation.

23.5 x 23.5 inches.

Private collection, Veronica Coutinho, India.

Condition

Syed Haider Raza, Attributed (Indian, 1922 - 2016): Jala, 1995. Acrylic on canvas, signed below. Signed and dated lower right, signed and titled verso. Unframed and unstretched. Canvas can be shipped rolled.

Sayed Haider Raza was a founder-member of the Progressive Artists' Group (PAG), which was established in Bombay in 1947. The PAG was instrumental in the introduction of modernism to India and laid the groundwork for the development of Indian contemporary art. Raza's artwork is characterized by the use of vibrant colors and geometric shapes. The Bindu, which is a Sanskrit term meaning 'point' or 'dot', is a recurring motif in his artwork and symbolizes the origin of life and creation.

23.5 x 23.5 inches.

Private collection, Veronica Coutinho, India.

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