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Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was among the leading artists who sought to explore a post-Independence Indian identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai before pursuing his interest in art to Santiniketan in 1944, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij for four years. In 1955, Subramanyan was awarded a...



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  Lot 21 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,80,000
$11,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Composition 5
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Gouache on board
15.25 x 15.25 in (39 x 39 cm)


b) Composition 6
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Gouache on board
15.25 x 15.25 in (39 x 39 cm)

(Set of two)

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

EXHIBITED:
New Works, presented by the Seagull Foundation for the Arts at New Delhi: Visual Arts Gallery, 13-25 March 2014; Chandigarh: in assc. with Lalit Kala Akademi at the Government Museum and Arts Gallery, 27 May - 4 June 2014; Hyderabad: Salar Jung Museum, 26 July - 16 August 2014; Kochi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 26 August - 8 September 2014; Chennai: Lalit Kala Akademi, 4-15 November 2014; Bangalore: National Gallery of Modern Art, 29 November - 28 December 2014; Santiniketan: 5-11 February 2015; Kolkata: The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 16-26 February 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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