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Ram Kumar
Untitled


In the 1950s, Ram Kumar developed a powerful, humanist voice, triggered perhaps by his involvement in the French Communist Party. His figures of that period appear forlorn, lonely and lost in thought, reflecting the misery of the layman under a capitalist order, as observed by Ranjit Hoskote. By the 1960s, he had turned to abstraction, but the figure continued surfacing intermittently in his works, as seen in the present lot. It is likely that...



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  Lot 2 of 89  

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18-19 MARCH 2015

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Winning Bid
$7,742
Rs 4,80,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated in English (lower right)
1977
Sketchpen on paper pasted on board
13 x 8 in (33 x 20.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collector, Jaipur
Private Collector, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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