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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled (Ganesha)




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 57 of 57  

THE DISCERNING EYE | BANGALORE, LIVE
15 APRIL 2015

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Rs 16,20,000
$26,557

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled (Ganesha)

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower right)
2012
Acrylic on canvas
39 x 29.5 in (99.1 x 74.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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