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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 30 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$17,650 - 26,475
Rs 12,00,000 - 18,00,000


Winning Bid
$27,141
Rs 18,45,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled (Figure Group I)
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Reverse painting in acrylic on glass
18 x 14.5 in (45.7 x 36.7 cm)
EXHIBITED:
Calcutta Metropolitan Festival of Art, Santiniketan: Kala Bhavan, 1997

b) Untitled (Reverie)
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Reverse painting in acrylic on glass
18 x 14.5 in (45.5 x 36.7 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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