Born in 1937 in Lahore in undivided India,
. Her meticulous lines show spaces and forms that allows the viewer to pay close attention to the little details. Mohamedi suffered from Huntington’s disease which is a degenerative neuromuscular disease. Despite that setback, she was able to draw with precision and create surfaces in space with intersecting lines.
Nasreen Mohamedi (1937 - 1990)
Pencil and ink on Japanese card paper (recto/verso)
11 x 14 in.
Estimate: 18,00,000 - 22,00,000 INR
Provenance: Christie's New York, 21 March 2018
Christie's New York, 12 September 2012
Lot no. 29 coming up in Prinseps Spring Auction 24 - 25 April 2019