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Ram Kumar
Untitled


Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 51 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-01 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$73,530 - 88,240
Rs 50,00,000 - 60,00,000


Winning Bid
$73,416
Rs 49,92,288

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar / 1974' (on the reverse)
1974
Oil on canvas
54.25 x 32.25 in (137.5 x 82 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in the mid-1970s
Private Swiss Collection
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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