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Lot 6
Ram Kumar
Benares


Ram Kumar first visited Benares in 1960, with his friend and fellow artist M. F. Husain. Ever since, the artist has remained inspired by the city and its powerful and mysterious landscape. He explains the profound effect that this `holy` or `eternal` city has on him in simple terms: “Why Benares and not someplace else? It was at that point in my life, I happened to visit Benares and it was there before me…Benares` uniqueness lies in its age-old...



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  Lot 6 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

Estimate
$62,500 - 75,000
Rs 25,00,000 - 30,00,000


Winning Bid
$169,625
Rs 67,85,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Benares
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1996
Oil on canvas
21.5 x 35.5 in (54.6 x 90.2 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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