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Lot 87
Ram Kumar
Ladakh


Born in Simla, at the foothills of the Himalayas, in 1924, Ram Kumar’s painterly ‘‘abstraction of mountains’’ mark his search for peace associated with homecoming, yet, the absence of the human figure or geographic context underscore his alienation during this journey.

This canvas, painted after the artist’s second visit to Ladakh in February 1993, reflects his fascination with solitude and his belief that certain natural environs can...



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  Lot 87 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

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Winning Bid
$368,500
Rs 1,58,45,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Ladakh
Signed and dated in English and Devnagari (verso)
1993
Oil on canvas
33 x 59.5 in (83.8 x 151.1 cm)

Exhibited: Ram Kumar - A Retrosepctive, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, 1993
Published: Ram Kumar - A Journey Within, Vadehra Art Gallery, 1996

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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