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Ram Kumar
Untitled


Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 14 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Rs 6,00,000
$8,451

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Ram Kumar 1958' (lower right), dated, inscribed and signed '58-10-14 /70 Ram Kumar' (lower left)
1958
Lithograph on paper
28.5 x 21.75 in (72.4 x 55.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, London, 11 June 2012, lot 34
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Graphic exhibition, Bombay: Shilalekh, 1958 (another from the edition)
Remembering Ram Kumar, New Delhi: Saffronart, 2 - 17 February 2019 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Shyam Lal, Ram Kumar, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 1968, pl. 5 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Gagan Gill ed., Ram Kumar: A Journey Within, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 1996, p. 70 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Mortimer Chatterjee and Tara Lal, The TIFR Collection, Mumbai: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), 2010, p. 121 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Remembering Ram Kumar, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2019, p. 23 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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