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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled




Thota Vaikuntam hails from Andhra Pradesh, in South India, and finds his inspiration in the rural areas of the state. Men and women of his village are often the central characters of his work. Telangana women, in particular, are frequent subjects for his works. The obsession can be traced back to his childhood, when he used to be fascinated by the male artists who used to impersonate female characters in the travelling theatre groups that...



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  Lot 102 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,04,000
$8,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

a) c) d) Signed and dated in Telugu (lower right)
b) Signed and dated in Telugu (lower left)

a) c) d) 1988 b) 1989
Acrylic on paper
a) b) 8 x 2 in. (20.3 x 5.1 cms)
c) 9.5 x 3 in (24.1 x 7.6 cm)
d) 10 x 3 in (25.4 x 7.6 cm)

(Set of four)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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