G R Santosh

"Painting to me is like poetry - timeless and universal."

Poet-painter Gulam Rasool Santosh, who comes from the beautiful Kashmir valley, was born in 1929, in a middle class family. He once said in an interview, "In Kashmir, art was taught in school after class V. But I remember drawing in class II, starting, at the onset, on a landscape which I liked so much that I concentrated on landscapes, doing several of these before I changed...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1997 Doctorate of Literature (LittD), posthumous, by University of...
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 34 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    33.75 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $14,400
    Rs 10,36,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 70 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    29.5 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $17,367
    Rs 12,50,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 74 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    52.25 x 38.5 in

    Winning bid
    $26,040
    Rs 19,00,920
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 63 Details

    REDiscovery: Auction of Art and Collectibles 22-23 July 2020

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $2,820
    Rs 2,08,680
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 9 works

    Lot 25 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 May 2021

    G R Santosh

    Self Portrait

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board

    11.25 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,503
    Rs 1,08,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 35 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    23 x 17 in

    Winning bid
    $4,141
    Rs 3,06,432
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 27 November 2018

    G R Santosh

    OWL AND THE COUPLE

    Oil on board

    29.75 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $10,989
    Rs 7,69,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 13 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles 24-25 April 2018

    G R Santosh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    27 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $1,320
    Rs 84,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 430 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    G R Santosh

    Sucide - Woman...

    Mixed media on paper

    9.75 x 13.25 in




    Lot 431 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    G R Santosh

    Untitled -...

    Watercolour on paper

    14.5 x 10 in




    Lot 432 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    G R Santosh

    Untitled -...

    Watercolour on paper

    23.25 x 17.25 in




    Lot 433 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    G R Santosh

    Tantra Series

    Watercolour on paper

    22.5 x 15.75 in







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