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MUKUL DEY | MK Gandhi, Sabarmati

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1,000 - 2,000 USD
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3,750 USD
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Description

  • Mukul Dey
  • 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

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.’
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