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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled



Thota Vaikuntam's vibrant paintings exemplify the people and cultural life of his native Telangana. The present lot depicts Krishna surrounded by gopis, a subject that has been popular among artists across India through the ages. Vaikuntam paints the figures with the facial features, dress and adornments which situate the familiar theme unequivocally in the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region. The figuration finds its roots in Vaikuntam's...



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  Lot 84 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$34,783
Rs 24,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower left)
2010
Acrylic on canvas
35.75 x 59.75 in (90.7 x 152 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 16-17 March 2011, lot 88
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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