Lot#13 || Ganesh Pyne (1939 - 2013)

Ink on paper
Signed lower right
5.50 x 7.50 in

Estimate   1,00,000 - ₹ 2,00,000

This piece from the late 1970s vividly portrays the profound impact of refugees flooding into Calcutta during a tumultuous period. It encapsulates a moment when Calcutta, known as the “Cultural Capital of India,” provided refuge to countless individuals and families escaping upheavals. The 1970s, akin to 1905 and 1947, marked another chapter in Bengal’s history, as the Bangladesh Crisis prompted a massive wave of migrants, enriching the city’s social fabric with diverse cultures, languages, and experiences
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