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Battle of Ganga and Jamuna: Mahabharata 12

Artwork:
Battle of Ganga and Jamuna: Mahabharata 12
Size:
189.9 x 273.7 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1972
Marks
Signed 'Husain 72'; Signed again in Hindi (lower left); Signed 'Husain 72'; Signed again in Hindi (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Diptych; Created 1971-1972
Provenance :
Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection; Sotheby's, 5 December 2000, Contemporary Indian Paintings from the Collection of Chester and Davida Herwitz, lot 127
Exhibition History :
Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo Museum, Bienal de Sao Paulo, 1971-1972; Paris, Espace Cardin, 1972; Moscow, Oriental Museum, 1972; Oxford, Museum of Modern Art, India Myth and Reality: Aspects of Modern Indian Art, 1982

Christie's New York

Date:
2008-03-20
Lot Number :
57
Low Estimate :
$600,000[+133%]*
High Estimate :
$800,000[+75%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,400,000
Sold For :
$1,609,000*