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G R Santosh
Untitled


"Painting to me is like poetry - timeless and universal."

Poet-painter Gulam Rasool Santosh, who comes from the beautiful Kashmir valley, was born in 1929, in a middle class family. He once said in an interview, "In Kashmir, art was taught in school after class V. But I remember drawing in class II, starting, at the onset, on a landscape which I liked so much that I concentrated on landscapes, doing several of these before I changed...



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  Lot 73 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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Winning Bid
$13,810
Rs 8,70,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and English (verso)
Acrylic on canvas
29.5 x 23.5 in (74.9 x 59.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
A Visual History of Indian Modern Art, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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