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Krishna Reddy
Clown Dissolving



"I feel above all else, printmaking makes one learn to be humble."

Born in Chitoor, Andhra Pradesh on 15 July 1925, printmaker and sculptor Krishna Reddy studied art at the Vishwa-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal. From 1947 to 1950 he headed the art section at Kalakshetra, Chennai. Later, with the help of philosopher-writer J. Krishnamurthi, Reddy traveled to Europe, where he spent his most impressionable...



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  Lot 58 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$1,862
Rs 1,37,760

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishna Reddy
Clown Dissolving
Signed 'N.KrishnaReddy' (lower right), inscribed 'CLOWN DISSOLVING' (lower centre) and further inscribed '48/80' (lower left)
Viscosity on paper
13.25 x 19.75 in (33.6 x 50 cm)

Forty-eighth from a limited edition of eighty

PROVENANCE:
Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai
Property of a Private Collector, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Three Master Printmakers: Lee Chesney, Krishna Reddy, Ken Kerslake, Hilo: Campus Center Gallery, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, 2007-08 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Ratnottama Sengupta ed., Krishna's Cosmos: The Creativity of an Artist, Sculptor and Teacher, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd, p. 108 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


 









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