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K Ramanujam
Untitled



K Ramanujan, who died young, typified the image of a troubled artist struggling with his own self-image. Ramanujan, who died young at the age of 33, on 4th January 1973, was a schizophrenic. He was found unconscious and frothing at the mouth at the Cholamandal Art Village in Chennai. This artist of tremendous potential was perhaps unable to reconcile himself to reality and committed suicide.

Despite the dark demons that...



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  Lot 58 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$10,070

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K Ramanujam
Untitled
Signed and dated 'K Ramanujam/ 1972' (lower right); signed 'K. Ramanujam' (on the reverse of the board)
1972
Ink on paper pasted on board
6 x 9 in (15.1 x 23.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Chennai
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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