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Ram Kumar
Untitled


"Benares is important for me both as an artist and as a human being, the first paintings came at a point when I wanted to develop elements in figurative painting and go beyond it, my first visit to the city invoked an emotional reaction as it had peculiar associations. But such romantic ideas were dispelled when I came face to face with reality. There was so much pain and sorrow of humanity. As an artist it became a challenge to portray ...



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  Lot 29 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$76,056

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper right); inscribed 'K. GUINNESS' (on the reverse)
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
32.25 x 19.75 in (81.7 x 50 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi, circa 1960s
Collection of Sir Kenlem Guinness
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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