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G R Santosh
(1929 - 1997)

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 61 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$11,250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Untitled

Signed 'SANT' (lower right)
Oil on paper pasted on canvas
27.75 x 19.75 in (70.6 x 50 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the collection of the artist's family
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Awakening: A Retrospective of G. R. Santosh, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, December 2011 - January 2012

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., Awakening: A Retrospective of G. R. Santosh, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2011, p. 71 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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