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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)

Janmashtami



K G Subramanyan was a painter, muralist, sculptor, printmaker, as well as a writer and illustrator of children's books. In a constantly evolving artistic career, Subramanyan experimented with a variety of forms, including his well-known reverse glass and acrylic paintings and terracotta murals. The latter, in particular, with their grid-like compositions came to inform his painting style in later years. In the present lot, Subramanyan constructs...



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  Lot 40 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 1,74,00,000
$271,875

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Janmashtami

Initialled twice in Tamil (lower centre); inscribed and dated 'DIPTYCH/ K.G. SUBRAMANYAN/ 2015/ 'JANMASHTAMI'' (on the reverse on both panels)
2015
Acrylic on canvas
47.5 x 96 in (120.6 x 243.7 cm)

(Diptych)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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