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Unidentified Soldier, 1990
Oil on canvas scraped with blade
22 × 24 9/10 in
55.9 × 63.2 cm
About the work
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CSA
Christie's South Asian + Chinese
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I just took the canvas, stood before the large mirror without clothes, started just doing …

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I just took the canvas, stood before the large mirror without clothes, started just doing scratching, scraping with it, and then from morning till evening, I continuously painted... because that had to be finished when it's wet... I was dreaming throughout the night, it was such a tortuous night... as if I was …

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[Christie's](http://www.christies.com/sales/south-asian-modern-contemporary-art-march-2013/)
Signature
Signed, dated and titled 'R. Broota / 90 / "UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIER"' (on the reverse)
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About the work
Provenance
CSA
Christie's South Asian + Chinese
Follow

I just took the canvas, stood before the large mirror without clothes, started just doing …

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I just took the canvas, stood before the large mirror without clothes, started just doing scratching, scraping with it, and then from morning till evening, I continuously painted... because that had to be finished when it's wet... I was dreaming throughout the night, it was such a tortuous night... as if I was …

Read more
Image rights
[Christie's](http://www.christies.com/sales/south-asian-modern-contemporary-art-march-2013/)
Signature
Signed, dated and titled 'R. Broota / 90 / "UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIER"' (on the reverse)
Unidentified Soldier, 1990
Oil on canvas scraped with blade
22 × 24 9/10 in
55.9 × 63.2 cm