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Ram Kumar
Untitled


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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  Lot 30 of 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
16 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate
Rs 65,00,000 - 85,00,000
$98,485 - 128,790


Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$118,182

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated '61' (lower left); signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 1961' (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on canvas
26.5 x 26.5 in (67 x 67 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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