Husain, and the first post-colonial generation of artists in India, like John Wilkins who also broke free from the nationalist Bengal school and embraced Modernism instead, with its Post-Impressionist colours, Cubist forms and brusque, Expressionistic styles. INR 75,000,000 - INR 95,000,000. TYEB MEHTA (B. $700,000 - $900,000, Description: Tyeb Mehta (b.1925) , And Behind Me Desolation Oil on canvas, Lot 15: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Woman on Rickshaw), Lot 15: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Falling Figure with Bird acrylic on canvas 60 ¼ x 48 1/8 in. 69  by  47  in. signed, dated and numbered '2/26 Tyeb 85' (lower edge) Browse upcoming auctions and create alerts for artworks you are interested in. The Indian art world is riven by a deep divide (167.6 x 129.5 cm.) (Ranjit Hoskote, Tyeb Mehta: Ideas, Images, Exchanges, New Delhi, 2005, p.4). In 1974, he was honoured the Prix Nationale at the International Festival of Painting in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France.In 1988, the Government of Madhya Pradesh conferred him with the Kalidas Samman.In 2007, the Government of India honored him with the country’s third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan. Born: July 26, 1925 Death: July 2, 2009 Achievement: Held the record for the highest price for which an Indian painting has ever been auctioned; Recipient of Kalidas Samman and Padma Bhushan Tyeb Mehta was a well known Indian artist, who was known all over the world for his brilliant painting. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Mahishasura) signed and dated 'Tyeb 96' (upper left); further signed and dated 'Tyeb 96' (on the reverse)acrylic on canvas 59 7/8 x 48 in. Untitled. (147 x 95.9 cm. By clicking any link on this page, you are agreeing to our use of cookies on this device. Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi signed and dated 'Tyebi 59' (lower left) Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! Estimate: to know more visit our website Online. 1925) Untitled signed and dated 'Tyeb 62' (upper right) oil on board 35¾ x 59¾in. £1,500,000 - £2,000,000, Description: £75,000 - £100,000, Description: An exclusive curated collection of Best Artworks for International customers. ... against an estimated price of Rs3 crore. INR200,000,000 - INR300,000,000, Condition Report: Description: Description: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Reclining Nude) signed and dated 'Tyebi 59' (lower left) oil on board 245⁄8 x 363⁄8 in. Updated: 24 Aug 2018, 11:58 AM IST Rahul Kumar. 1925 Untitled , Untitled, Lot 54: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009). The price difference between the two will be huge.” Placement of the work in artist’s oeuvr Another factor is the period when the work being auctioned was created. Acquired from the above, Estimate: $85,000,000 - $120,000,000, Description: $30,000 - $40,000, Description: Sotheby's New York, 24 March 2010, lot 135 (45 by 39.5 cm. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) 591⁄4 x 49 in. (169.5  by  118.7  cm. 25 x 19 in. Acquired from the above by the present owner. INR100,000,000 - INR150,000,000, Description: £25,000 - £35,000, Description: Painted in 1984 Provenance Formerly in … Of his early works, Mehta had this to say: "When you are young, you try to understand the world. Essentially shot at the Bandra slaughter house, the film won him his first Filmfare Critics Award. TYEB MEHTA (B. The painting showed the immense pain and brutality that the man suffered.During this time, he came up with several notable works of his lifetime including that of a trapped rickshaw puller which highlighted his cynicism with the world around and so on.His painting of demon MahisHasura and Goddess Kali was the most celebrated work of the time and brought him immense fame and recognition. 1925) Diagonal XV signed and dated 'Tyeb 75' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 66 x 51 in. "For me, Kali is an extremely benevolent goddess," said Mehta. When, in 1991, Vadehra bought his first painting from Tyeb Mehta to sell, the price was Rs 80,000 “for five-six months of work, and in which he had to support his mother, his wife and two children”. 245⁄8 x 363⁄8 in. TYEB MEHTA (B. (93.8 x 124.5 cm. (303.2 x 303.5 cm. Also, he became the first ever Indian artist to be paid so handsomely by an Indian buyer. Privacy Policy. Provenance 1925) Untitled (Figure on Rickshaw) signed and dated 'Tyeb 84' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 59 x 47 in. Buy prints, framed prints & gallery wrapped canvasses at great prices with shipping to more than 20 international destinations. View artworks for sale by Mehta, Tyeb Tyeb Mehta (181, Indian). Returning to India, he started living in Mumbai. Signed  and  dated  'Tyeb/  84'  lower  right 1925 AND B. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Mahishasura. Raza and M.F. There are two very small and stable patched repairs visible below the centre of the central horizontal stretcher bar as viewed from the reverse. He used ancient images in a modern sense, blending the demon Mahishasura into the butcher's buffalo. Provenance TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com), Lot 23: TYEB MEHTA | Durga Mahisasura Mardini, Lot 64: Tyeb Mehta 1925 - 2009 Diagonal, Lot 115: Tyeb Mehta (INDIAN, 1925–2009) '99, charcoal of women, 11-1/2 x 9 inches, Lot 6: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) - Untitled (Reclining Nude), Lot 7: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) - Untitled (Reclining Nude), Lot 10: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) - Untitled (Seated Lady), Lot 15: Untitled (Head of Kali) £10,000 - £15,000 ($15,825 - $23,737). $50,000 - $70,000, Description: Sign up for your Newsletter to get the latest from our world, We use cookies on this site to offer you the best online experience. With Kali (1989) being sold at a whopping Rs … ( 153 x 122.2 cm. July 24, 2018 11:03 am. Consequently, his paintings, even if they are turbulent, eventually leave a calming influence. UV Light: Scattered retouchings are visible throughout under ultraviolet light, including: 1) lines of retouching covering the networks of craquelure within the black painted forms above the lower edge and in the upper right corner of the composition, 2) two discoloured retouchings close to the figure's left breast which correspond to the patched repairs visible on the reverse, and a further discoloured retouching above the figure's mouth and some strengthening to the outline of the figure, 3) several retouchings within the dark green paint in the lower right corner of the composition and a few further retouchings towards the left edge. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE. ), Estimate: In 1970, he made a short three-minute film, ‘Koodal’ which in Tamil means ‘meeting place’. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.Like most other artists of the Progressive Artists Movement in India, Mehta could trace his influence to the European masters. This isn’t the first time that Tyeb Mehta’s paintings have fetched such a high price. )Signed 'Tyeb' lower right and further signed 'Tyeb' on reverseOil on boardLITERATURERanjit Hoskote, Tyeb Mehta: Ideas, Images, Exchanges, New Delhi, 2005, p. 69 illustratedNOTEIn 1959 Tyeb Mehta left India for England where he lived for five years. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. With Kali (1989) being sold at a whopping Rs 26.4 crore, here are some of his other popular art works. Executed in 2002, Estimate: There are several very small areas of fragile and lifting paint with associated minor paint losses within the dark green paint towards the lower right corner. Tyeb Mehta mahishasura mardini, Kali, Durga paintings are famous. This is ensuring an even and stable structural support. Description: Souza, S.H. This painting has been conserved by a professional conservator.There are two small areas of re-touching on the upper left edge of the blue background. Filter by auction house, media and more. Painted in 1981, Description: INR50,000,000 - INR70,000,000, Description: (N. Ezekiel, Tyeb Mehta, Kunika-Chemould Art Centre Exhibition Catalogue, 1970). Painted in 1984, Estimate: (152.1 x 120 cm.) (74.9 x 33.7 cm.) He was part of the Bombay Progressive Artists' Group and the first post-colonial generation of artists in India, like John Wilkins who also broke free from the nationalist Bengal school and embraced Modernism instead, with its post-impressionist colours, cubist forms and brusque, expressionistic styles. He used violence not as a disturbance but as a resolution. (183.8 x 149.2 cm.) Tyeb Mehta was an Indian painter. Description: OTHER PROPERTIES UNTITLED UNTITLED40 by 29 3/4 in. ), Lot 16: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Head of Kali) charcoal on paper 25 x 19 in. £40,000 - £60,000, Description: Untitled (Falling Figure) Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Tyeb Mehta Oil  on  canvas Estimate. (150.5 x 124.5 cm.) Description: Painted circa 1966-67, Description: (150 x 120 cm.) Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. (65 x 50 cm. oil on board (150 x 120 cm.) ( 153 x 122.2 cm.) Shop original Tyeb Mehta artworks, paintings and prints from the world’s biggest art hub Mojarto. (149.9 x 104.8cm.) Painted in 2002, Estimate: ), Estimate: Untitled Oil Painting (48x57in). Estimate: 29¼ x 12½ in. (62.5 x 92.4 cm.) “Every artist has a more desirable period when they were painting or practising. Critics often laud his technical excellence that makes such complex meanings also clear.Having trained as a film editor and made one experimental film, Koodal (1970), Mehta applied the "freeze frame" technique from that medium to arrest the anarchy of movement in his canvases. Tyeb Mehta (Indian, 1925-2009) Untitled (Yellow Heads) signed and dated 'Tyeb 79' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 59 x 41¼in. UNTITLED TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Bird) signed and dated 'Tyeb 85' (lower left) ink on paper laid on board 29 7/8 x 22 1/8 in. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE. $200,000 - $300,000, Description: Estimate: (150.1 x 120 cm. Bose Pacia, New York Tyeb had several solo exhibitions in India and overseas. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Man vs. It was in 1965 that Tyeb Mehta painted the first of his ‘Falling Figures’ series. UNTITLED A multifaceted personality, he also dabbled in filmmaker and made a mark there. (28 x 38 cm.) Despite the high auction prices some of his paintings have fetched in recent years, Tyeb’s art embodied the enduring difference between price and value. Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Estimate: M odernist painter Tyeb Mehta's work Blue Painting sold for over Rs 11 crore (1.1 million pounds) at Sotheby's London auction, which grossed Rs 46.4 crore (4.6 million pounds), the … )Signed and dated 'Tyeb 92' lower right and inscribed '14/250 Serigraph' lower left; Inscribed '58-11-3' lower leftSerigraph; Lithograph, Description: £15,000 - £20,000, Description: Know your art: Tyeb Mehta’s painting just sold for Rs 26.4 crore; here’s a ready reckoner on the artist and his art This isn’t the first time that Tyeb Mehta’s paintings have fetched such a high price. Acquired from the above by the present owner, Estimate: £140,000 - £180,000, Description: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Falling Figure with Bird signed and dated 'Tyeb 02' (twice on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 60 ¼ x 48 1/8 in. Painted in 1957, Estimate: NEW YORK: In a record for Indian art, a painting by Tyeb Mehta fetched $317,000 (over Rs 1.58 crore) at an auction organised here. He was part of the Bombay Progressive Artists' Group, which included F.N. (115 x 90.1 cm. It was his profound interest in painting that took him to Sir J.J. School of Art in 1952, from where he did his diploma in painting.Later, he became a part of the Bombay Progressive Artists Group, the same group which boasted of having painting greats such as FN Souza, SH Raza and MF Husain. The Emanuel Schlesinger Collection, Bombay (101.5 by 75.5 cm. Executed in 2002 The painting is in good condition having undergone restoration work in the past, and would benefit from a little further consolidation of areas of fragile and lifting paint, and from the removal and careful replacement of any discoloured retouchings. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. lithograph 1925) , Falling Figure with Bird Acrylic on canvas, Lot 32: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) - Untitled (Falling Figure), Lot 39: THE MASTERPIECES SERIES: Tyeb Mehta, Lot 40: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009), Lot 40: * TYEB MEHTA (INDIA, 1929-2009) Untitled (Head), Lot 41: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009), Lot 46: TYEB MEHTA AND RAM KUMAR (B. Painted in 1999, Estimate: $250,000 - $350,000, Description: Formerly from the Collection of Bal Chhabda Tyeb Mehta (B. (48.9 x 31.8 cm.) The way with which he dealt with the theme on canvas was greatly acknowledged. All Rights Reserved. $300,000 - $500,000, Description: Read Tyeb Mehta (B. Provenance Executed in 1985; number two from an edition of twenty six Painted in 1979, Estimate: ), Estimate: (76.1  by  55.7  cm. $800,000 - $1,200,000, Description: (Ranjit Hoskote, Tyeb Mehta: Ideas Images Exchanges, New Delhi, 2005). $300,000 - $350,000. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Add to Interests. £1,200,000 - £1,800,000, Description: Art works worth USD 7.9 million (Rs 55.40 crore) were sold at the auction, a Sotheby's official said, adding over 75 per cent of sold lots achieved prices above their pre-sale high estimates. Best quality and 100% buyer protection guaranteed. plate; 19¼ x 12½ in. Though Tyeb Mehta could be remembered for a host of achievements, he is unsurprisingly remembered as one of the priciest Indian artists ever. Christ DRUMMER; SAD TOWN17 3/4 by 15 1/2 in. Your email address or password is incorrect. sheet S.H. That violence has stuck in my mind.' Follow lot. Estimate: (144 x 122 cm.). Through the 90s his imagination was captured by the myth of the Devi (Goddess) - as Durga, Kali, Mahishasura Mardini, the slayer of the demon Mahishasura (the different incarnations of the goddess).Mehta's use of the flat planes of color to conjure space and the diagonal division of it were both devices that existed in the Indian miniature tradition and were his additions to the Baconian style of the macabre. * TYEB MEHTA (INDIA, 1929-2009) Untitled (Head) Signed and dated 99 middle right Charcoal on paper 49 x 39cm (19 5/16 x 15 3/8in). (125 x 101.6cm.) Chinese ink on paper pasted on board. Tyeb Mehta (B. Formerly from the Collection of Bal Chhabda $3,000 - $5,000, Description: Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Executed in 1985, Description: He arrives at certain conventions by a process of reduction. Thence by descent His painting style eventually evolved as he drew inspiration from minimalist art and his work came to be characterized by minimalism. 1924), Lot 49: f - Tyeb Mehta b. Tyeb Mehta (b. £300,000 - £500,000, Description: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) $500,000 - $700,000, Description: Painted in 1961, Estimate: ₹8.2 CR. 1925-2009 However, the thick application of paint in these early paintings give the figures a sculptural monumentality that is reminiscent of bronze sculptures by Moore or Chadwick who may indeed have provided inspiration for his work during his sojourn in England, but other critics have suggested that the distinct sculptural quality is inherited from Mehta's many visits to the ancient Elephanta caves off the shore of Mumbai. His family was in the movie business and he took to film editing and continued making films long after he became a painter. This is obvious in the many arms of the Nataraja (the dancing God), which represent the movement of the hands in the Bharatanatyam dance form. Executed in 1958 (90.8 x 151.8cm.) Painted in 1975; bearing label 'TYEB MEHTA (23) DIAGONAL XV 170 x 131 CMS 1975 OIL' (on the reverse). It was during this time that he was inspired by the works of Francis Bacon, an expressionist painter whom he became acquainted with in London. A professional treatment report and cost quote are available on request. ), Description: 1925) Untitled signed and dated 'Tyeb 81' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 59 x 47¼ in. Renowned artist Tyeb Mehta's untitled canvas depicting a falling bull got sold for a whopping Rs 17.5 crore at the second edition of Indian art auction held by the Christie's. $5,000 - $7,000, Description: Tyeb Mehta (India, 1929-2009) Untitled (Figure), Estimate: lithograph in color Estimate: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Falling Figure) acrylic on canvas 119 3/8 x 119 ½ in. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) $25,000 - $35,000, Description: Know your art: Tyeb Mehta’s painting just sold for Rs 26.4 crore Rs. Oil on canvas, very slight wear, framed 58 x 48 in. Description: The Mehta canvas, dating back to 1999, for which the Christie's was expecting a maximum price of Rs 12 crore, got picked up through an online bid from New York. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) From painting images of rickshaw-wallahs and the trussed bull, Mehta had narrowed down his search for the eternal in the complex, layered images and concepts of Hindu mythology. (121.6 x 94.3 cm.) He started off his career by working as a film editor at the Famous Studios in Tardeo, Mumbai in a cinema laboratory, along with his family. Only gradually does the eye, unpuzzling the painting, recognize that Tyeb treats figure and field as interlocked and not separate entities.' Untitled (Seated Lady) Free delivery in India. 1925) Untitled (Nude) oil on canvas 50 x 40in. (63.5 x 48.3 cm.) Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. 1925) Untitled (Figure on Rickshaw) signed and dated 'Tyeb 84' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 59 x 47 in. charcoal drawing 11" x 9" excellent condition, Estimate: The deal made him the highest paid Indian contemporary artist at an auction. Authenticity certificate available. As you grow old, you try to understand yourself. Painted in 1959 Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" signed, dated and titled '58-3-25 Christ Tyeb 58' (lower edge) Signed 'Tyeb 03' on reverse Acrylic on canvas, Description: Crayon on paper. Provenance Private UAE collection Sotheby’s, South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art, 17 September 2009, lot 21, Description: (175.3 x 150.2 cm.) (63.5 x 48.3 cm. Thence by descent Signed and dated 'Tyeb/ '62' on reverse Oil on board, Estimate: Painted in 1967. Paintings from this period are clearly influenced by European Expressionism. plate; 29½ x 13¼ in. Some of his works have been sold for millions of rupees at various auctions. TYEB MEHTA 1925-2009 Untitled Signed and dated 'Tyeb / 87' on reverse, Estimate: MUMBAI: Tyeb Mehta's painting "Durga Mahisasura Mardini" was sold for USD 2.9 million (Rs 20.49 crore) at Boundless India, Sotheby's inaugural auction in Mumbai Thursday evening. What’s more, the painting went on to gain 10 million Indian rupees at the Saffornart’s online auction in 2005.Same year, he created history with his painting ‘Gesture’ which was sold for 31 million Indian rupees to Ranjit Malkani, at the Osian’s auction. Painted in 1965 $1,000 - $1,500, Description: TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Girl in Love signed and dated 'Tyebi 57' (upper right) and titled 'Girl in Love' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 23¼ x 17¼ in. Tyeb blended this with the radical vision he acquired in his days as a member of the Bombay Progressive Artists Group, using this ancient Indian treatment of motion to reflect the continuing decline in the price of a man's work in the face of the rising prices of other commodities. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Head of Kali) signed and dated 'Tyeb 02' (upper left) charcoal on paper 25 x 19 in. (101.5 by 76.2 cm. ); 27 1/2 by 18 3/4 in. Tyeb Mehta (b. About his own growth as an artist, Mehta said, "An artist comes to terms with certain images. 1925) Untitled oil on canvas 72¼ x 58¾ in. "He used the ancient Indian technique of creating multiple images to convey motion. Tyeb Mehta was an Indian artist known for his paintings of figures set amidst diagonal shapes of color.The artist’s combination of abstracted and expressionistic elements was influenced by the work of both Francis Bacon and Barnett Newman, while the subject matter of falling bodies and religious motifs seen in his painting Kali (1989), came from his childhood recollections of violence. 13¾ x 8¼ in. "His work is characterized by matt surfaces, diagonal lines breaking his canvases, and images of anguish - a result of his preoccupation with formalist means of expression.Apart from several solo exhibitions Mehta had participated in international shows like Ten Contemporary Indian Painters at Trenton in the U.S. in 1965; Deuxieme Biennial Internationale de Menton, 1974; Festival Internationale de la Peinture, Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France 1974; Modem Indian Paintings at Hirschhom Museum, Washington 1982, and Seven Indian Painters at Gallerie Le Monde de U art, Paris 1994. $7,000,000 - $9,000,000, Description: Despite the high auction prices some of his paintings have fetched in recent years, Tyeb’s art embodied the enduring difference between price and value. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. His inspiration came from the macabre distortion used by artist Francis Bacon, which can be seen even in the handling of the face and the body of his most recent works, before his death in 2009. ", Estimate: $750,000 - $1,000,000, Description: Mehta stays loyal to the human figure, using it as his central image: 'In Tyeb's paintings, the figure is the bearer of all drama, momentum and crisis...by contrast, the field appears, at first sight, to be all flattened colour, a series of bland, featureless planes that impede the manifestation of the figure, or even fragment the figure into intriguing shards. 1925) Untitled oil on canvas 36 7/8 x 49 in. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. signed and dated 'Tyeb 02' (upper left) Horse) signed and dated 'Tyeb 57' (lower right) oil on canvas 57 7/8 x 37¾ in. © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled signed and dated 'Tyeb 67' (upper left) oil on canvas 47 7/8 x 37 1/8 in. Tyeb Mehta (26 July 1925 – 2 July 2009) was an Indian painter, sculptor and film maker. The period brought about significant changes in his work and painting themes. TYEB MEHTA (1925-2009) Untitled (Falling Bull) signed and dated 'Tyeb 99' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 69 x 59 1/8 in. Description: ), Estimate: COD and Global shipping available for eligible products. Pen  and  ink  on  paper These are paintings that pose unanswered and unanswerable questions about the human condition...That is their moral authority.' ₹57.7 L. Untitled. 1925-2009 In December 2005, Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Gesture' was sold for 31 million Indian rupees to Ranjit Malkani, chairman of Kuomi Travels, at the Osian's auction. Untitled (Reclining Nude) Acquired from the above by the present owner, Estimate: Meanwhile it was during this time that he came up with the popular painting of a trussed bull that displayed the light of helpless animals at the Mumbai slaughter house.For a year, from 1984 to 1985, he served as the Artist-in-Residence at Santiniketan. 30  by  22  in. upcoming. Blue TorsoSigned and dated on reverse: Tyeb 73Oil on canvas45 1/4 x 35 1/2 in. (34.9 x 21 cm.) oil on canvas Untitled, s.d.92 chl Works on paper (13x17in). £900,000 - £1,500,000, Condition Report: charcoal on paper A slow and meticulous painter, Tyeb Mehta was a ruthless self-editor who destroyed many more paintings than he ever let out of his studio. (48 ⅞ x 36 ½ in.) $20,000 - $30,000, Description: (70 by 47.5 cm. Painted in 1962, Estimate: "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Widest range of artworks created by eminent Indian artists and embodying a pure Indian essence. Tyeb Mehta 1925 - 2009 Diagonal Oil on canvas Signed and dated 'Tyeb /72' on reverse 1972, Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000, Description: As with the current work from 1962 Mehta's works from the early 1960's are dominated by large areas of heavily textured thick color, accompanied by a figure executed with a sparseness of line that becomes a hallmark of his later work. Painted in 1959 Please note … The paintings and sculptures were on display at the auction house’s gallery in Prabhadevi for 12 days. Acquired from the above, circa early 2000s, Estimate: "While he was also known to have adopted the pictorial language of European art through the 1950s and 60s, Mehta turned to 'Indian' themes and subjects through the 70s and 80s. 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