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Ram Kumar
Goa Landscape


Goa does not feature too often in Ram Kumar's work, which is dominated by his deep commitment to exploring the complexities of Benaras. This Goan landscape from the 1970s, painted in a large, horizontal format is thus a rare work by the artist. Land mass and water, sterns and masts of boats are decipherable in this semi-abstract composition. Brighter tones of browns and blues are used to recreate this place on the water, which is like Kumar's...



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  Lot 115 of 150  


Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000
Rs 39,00,000 - 52,00,000

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Ram Kumar
Goa Landscape
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 1976' and inscribed 'Goa Landscape' (on the reverse)
1976
Oil on canvas
20 x 44.25 in (50.8 x 112.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1976
Property from the Dirk and Hixe Angelroth Collection, Austria

EXHIBITED:
Retrospective Exhibition of Ram Kumar, Calcutta: Birla Academy of Art and Culture, 4-23 November 1980

PUBLISHED:
Richard Bartholomew, Retrospective Exhibition of Ram Kumar, Calcutta: Birla Academy of Art and Culture, 1980, pl. 57 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 


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