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Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 25 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$25,175

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 88' (on the reverse)
1988
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on mountboard
18 x 11.5 in. (45.6 x 29.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi
Saffronart, 10-11 June 2015, lot 11

EXHIBITED:
Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, New Delhi: Saffronart, 14-31 December 2016; Mumbai: Saffronart, 14-26 March 2017

PUBLISHED:
Meera Menezes, Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2016, p. 37 (illustrated)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 89' (on the reverse)
1989
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on mountboard
18 x 11.5 in. (45.8 x 29.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, New Delhi: Saffronart, 14-31 December 2016; Mumbai: Saffronart, 14-26 March 2017

PUBLISHED:
Meera Menezes, Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2016, p. 36 (illustrated)

(Set of two)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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