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Ram Kumar
Untitled


After a brief period when he painted figurative works in the 1950s, Ram Kumar turned towards landscapes, which gradually became abstract in form and technique as the artist's vision evolved. According to critic Richard Bartholomew, "In the period from 1960-64 Ram alternated between the "literary" and the "pure" styles of abstraction. Colour and the complexity of imagery determined the mood of the painting. The years from 1960-64 comprised a...



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  Lot 74 of 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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








ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed and dated 'RAM KUMAR 70' (on the reverse)
1970
Oil on canvas
49.25 x 49.25 in (125.4 x 125.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
India Modern: Narratives from 20th Century Indian Art, New York: DAG Modern, 18 March - 6 June 2015; New Delhi: DAG Modern, 13 July - 12 September 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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