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K Ramanujam
Untitled



K Ramanujan, who died young, typified the image of a troubled artist struggling with his own self-image. Ramanujan, who died young at the age of 33, on 4th January 1973, was a schizophrenic. He was found unconscious and frothing at the mouth at the Cholamandal Art Village in Chennai. This artist of tremendous potential was perhaps unable to reconcile himself to reality and committed suicide.

Despite the dark demons that...



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  Lot 58 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$14,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K Ramanujam
Untitled
Pen and ink on paper
14 x 21 in (35.6 x 53.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the estate of Kekoo and Khorshed Gandhy
Rashma Imhasly-Gandhy and Behroze Gandhy Collection
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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