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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 68 of 89  

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18-19 MARCH 2015

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Winning Bid
$12,816
Rs 7,94,592

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower left)
1992
Acrylic on paper pasted on board
25 x 17 in (63.5 x 43.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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