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Title

Untitled (village landscape)

1948

Artist

Sayed Haider Raza

India

1922 –

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    India
    Date
    1948
    Media categories
    Watercolour , Painting
    Materials used
    watercolour on paper
    Dimensions
    34.4 x 42.5 cm sight; 50.5 x 58.2 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed: "SH Raza [19]48" in English, l. r.

    Credit
    Gift of Zenobia Boyce 2008
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    245.2008
    Artist information
    Sayed Haider Raza

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  • About

    Sayed Haider Raza began his art training at the Nagpur School of Art and after moving to Mumbai in 1943 enrolled in the renowned Sir JJ School of Art. This 'Untitled' landscape is one of Raza's early watercolours. Many of these works were cityscapes, reflecting the artist's fascination with the hustle and bustle of teeming Mumbai. The particular scene of the Untitled landscape is unknown. The seemingly rural setting may be based on Raza's hometown, the small village of Babaria, Madhya Pradesh or the forest ranges of Narasimhapura and Mandal Districts, where, as the son of a Forest Officer, he spent most of his childhood.

    Asian art Department, AGNSW, June 2008.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    India