In the artist's own words, "Benares is important for me both as an artist and as a human being, the first paintings came at a point when I wanted to develop elements in figurative painting and go beyond it, my first visit to the city invoked an emotional reaction as it had peculiar associations. But such romantic ideas were dispelled when I came face to face with reality. There was so much pain and sorrow of humanity. As an artist it became a...
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EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017
Rs 65,00,000 - 85,00,000
$98,485 - 128,790
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
Signed in Devnagari and dated '61' (lower left); signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 1961' (on the reverse)
26.5 x 26.5 in (67 x 67 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi
Height of Figure: 6'