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Jehangir Sabavala (B. 1922)
Jehangir Sabavala (B. 1922)

Plum - Dark Twilight

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Jehangir Sabavala (B. 1922)
Plum - Dark Twilight
Signed and dated at lower left: Sabavala 65; signed and dated on reverse: Plum - Dark Twilight By Jehangir Sabavala - 1965
Oil on canvas
26 1/8 x 35 in. (66.4 x 89.5 cm.)

Lot Essay

Jehagir Sabavala, in this early landscape from the 1960's, depicts an desolate expanse of land and sky. His work has a strong lateral balance but lacks a concrete horizon, instead allowing space to extend infinitely away from the viewer. The red earth and pools of darkened water conjure images of a turbulent and primordial world.
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