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Ram Kumar
Untitled


"I wanted to develop elements in figurative painting and go beyond it." - RAM KUMAR

The present lot, painted in 1961, contains recognisable architectural forms set in an undefined landscape. The painting is characteristic of an austere phase in Ram Kumar's artistic career, when he worked with a predominantly monochromatic palette. During the first half of this decade, critic Richard Bartholomew says, "Ram alternated between...



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  Lot 55 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 66,00,000
$92,308

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated '61' (lower left); signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 1961' (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on canvas
26.25 x 26 in (66.6 x 66 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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