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Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was one of the leading artists who was part of India’s post-Independence search for identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai. In 1948, he graduated from Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij. In 1955, he received a British Council Research...



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  Lot 28 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-02 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$2,945 - 4,415
Rs 2,00,000 - 3,00,000


Winning Bid
$4,412
Rs 3,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre)
Watercolour on paper
11 x 8 in (28.2 x 20.2 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (centre right)
Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard
5.75 x 8.5 in (14.8 x 21.5 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard
5.75 x 8.25 in (14.8 x 21 cm)

(Set of three)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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