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Ramkinkar Baij
Untitled


An early pioneer of modern Indian art, Ramkinkar Baij was a versatile painter and sculptor, and credited as being "one of the first bridge builders between Indian and Western modern art." (R Siva Kumar, Ramkinkar Baij: A Retrospective, 1906 - 1980, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Modern Art, 2012, p. 15)

The present lot - a bronze sculpture depicting Gandhi in mid-stride, walking resolutely during the...



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  Lot 37 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 37,20,000
$52,394

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ramkinkar Baij
Untitled
Bronze
Height: 19 in (48.2 cm)
Width: 11 in (28 cm)
Depth: 9.25 in (23.2 cm)

From a limited edition

PROVENANCE
Property of a Gentleman, Kolkata

EXHIBITED
Ramkinkar: Through the Eyes of Devi Prasad, New Delhi: The School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), 8 - 29 October 2007, and Lalit Kala Akademi, May 2010 (another from the edition)
Ramkinkar Baij: A Retrospective 1906 - 1980, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 9 February - 31 March 2012; Bengaluru: NGMA, 17 June - 14 August 2012; Mumbai: NGMA, 31 October - 16 December 2012 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Devi Prasad, Ramkinkar Vaij: Sculptures, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2007, pp. 80-81 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Dr Ira Bhaskar, Shruti Parthasarthy et al, Ramkinkar: Through the Eyes of Devi Prasad, New Delhi: JNU, 2007 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Meera Menezes, "A Private Passion,"Art India, Volume XIV, Issue II, Mumbai: Art India Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd, 2009, p. 44 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Devi Prasad, Gandhi and Revolution, New Delhi: Routledge, 2011 (illustrated, cover, another from the edition)
R Siva Kumar, Ramkinkar Baij: A Retrospective, 1906 - 1980, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery and NGMA, 2012, pp. 260-262 (illustrated, original 1948 cast)
Somendranath Bandhyopadhyay, My Days with Ramkinkar Baij, New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2012, p. 170 (illustrated, original 1948 cast)
Kishore Singh ed., The Art of Santiniketan, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2015, p. 256 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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