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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Banaras



Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 9 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 11,40,000
$19,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Banaras

a) Signed in Devnagari (verso)
b) Signed in English (verso)
c.1960s
Watercolour and dry pastel on paper pasted on mount board
a) 7 x 10.5 in (17.7 x 26.6 cm)
b) 10.5 x 7 in (26.6 x 17.7 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
An Eminent Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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