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-02 DECEMBER 2016
$73,530 - 88,240
Rs 50,00,000 - 60,00,000
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar / 1974' (on the reverse)
54.25 x 32.25 in (137.5 x 82 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist in the mid-1970s
Private Swiss Collection
Private Collection, New Delhi
Height of Figure: 6'