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G R Santosh
Sharika Devi


"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 66 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$25,352

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Sharika Devi
Oil on canvas
52.5 x 38.5 in (133.5 x 97.8 cm)

Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Awakening: A Retrospective of G. R. Santosh, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 5 - 21 January 2012; Mumbai: Delhi Art Gallery, 21 August - 30 September 2014

PUBLISHED
Roobina Karode ed., Manifestations II: Indian Art in the 20th Century - 100 Artists from the DAG Collection, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2004, p. 195 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Awakening: A Retrospective of G. R. Santosh, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2011, p. 137 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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