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    Sale 7585

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    11 June 2008, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    PARAMJIT SINGH (B. 1935)


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    PARAMJIT SINGH (B. 1935)
    signed and dated 'Paramjit Singh 2001' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    36 x 60 in. (91.6 x 152.5 cm.)
    Painted in 2001

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    "Rising above the thin dividing line between realism and abstraction, Paramjit transforms his picture-space into an animated painting-space with abundance of brush strokes which had become his signature. On close observation, these brush strokes are unbelievably rugged and broken without giving clue to how they function as suggestion of leaves, grass, the pathway or the water body. Nevertheless they do integrate perfectly at a distance giving clear indication of the artist's mastery over his method of handling the brush and pigments. Even though Paramjit's treatment of pigments is reminiscent of some of the Impressionist masters, he had very well absorbed it into his personal technique." (A. Ramachandran, Paramjit Singh, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2002)

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    Property of a Private Indian Collection