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G R Santosh
Shakti


"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 36 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
$18,353
Rs 12,48,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Shakti
Signed in Devnagari and inscribed and dated ''90/ SANTOSH' / (SHAKTI)' (on the reverse)
1990
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 in (76 x 60.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 1-4 December 2002, lot 65 Private Family Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Amrita Jhaveri and Priya Jhaveri (ed.), A Guide to 101 Modern and Contemporary Indian Artists, Mumbai: India Book House Pvt. Ltd., 2005, p. 155 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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