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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RANU AND NILADRI CHAKI

Mukul Dey
MK GANDHI, SABARMATI
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RANU AND NILADRI CHAKI

Mukul Dey
MK GANDHI, SABARMATI
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

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Mukul Dey
1895 - 1989
MK GANDHI, SABARMATI
Signed 'Mukul Dey' lower right and titled, inscribed and dated 'MK Gandhi / Sabarmati / 1928' lower left
Ink and watercolor on paper
6 x 8 ⅜ in. (15.2 x 21.2 cm.)
Executed in 1928
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Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist in Santiniketan in 1985

Catalogue Note

In this artwork Gandhi is spinning the wheel at Sabarmati Ashram, but his hands are not shown. When asked about the missing hands, Mukul Dey is known to have said ‘... Gandhi was spinning the wheel so fast to gain the freedom of India that I could not see his hands.’

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

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New York