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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 9 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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Winning Bid
$11,820
Rs 8,15,580

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K Ramanujam
Untitled
Signed and dated 'K. Ramanujam/ 67' (lower right)
1967
Ink on paper pasted on mountboard
11 x 7.25 in (27.7 x 18.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, 22 March 2007, lot 111
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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