The Village

60 x 84 Inches
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S. H. Raza
MediumSerigraph on paper
PublisherArcher Graphic Studio, Ahmedabad
ColourPrinted in 18 colours
Edition Size100

About Artist

S. H. Raza
S. H. Raza

Sayed Haider Raza was born in 1922, Babaria (Madhya Pradesh). After high school, he studied further at the Nagpur School of Art (1939-43), followed by Sir J. J. School of A... Read more


Limited Edition Serigraph printed in 18 colours on archival paper. This serigraph was published in an edition size of 100. This item will be shipped unframed, in a roll. The paper size is 60 x 84 inches, image size is 54 x 78 inches. The print is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

The image of Raza’s work after 1953 is difficult to define. His paintings still showed houses, trees, spires and other elements of landscape emerging out of colours, which are their true essence. During this period the subject was irrelevant but the image persisted, creating the experience of the scene only using colours in gestural brushwork. Here the artist suggests a French provincial town bathed in sunlight, with few white houses, discernible against the vegetation on the slope against the red background. Through its burning red sky and autumnal colours sparsely spread across the entire work, it tells of new spontaneity and raw energy and style informing the influence of French Expressionism.