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Krishna Reddy
(1925 - 2018)





"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 72 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishna Reddy


a) Sitting Figure
Signed 'N Krishna Reddy' (lower right), inscribed '"Sitting Figure"' (lower centre) and further inscribed 16/25' (lower left)
Viscocity on paper
Print size: 18.25 x 13.75 in (46.20 x 35.10 cm)
Sheet size: 19.75 x 15.75 in (50 x 40 cm)
Sixteenth from a limited edition of twenty-five

PUBLISHED
Ratnottama Sengupta ed., Krishna's Cosmos: The Creativity of an Artist, Sculptor and Teacher, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd, p. 107 (another from the edition)

b) Clown Jongleur
Signed 'N Krishna Reddy' (lower right), inscribed '"Clown Jongleur"' (lower centre) and further inscribed '8/10' (lower left)
Viscosity on paper
Print size: 11.75 x 9.25 in (30 x 23.8 cm)
Sheet size: 13.5 x 11.5 in (34.5 x 29.1 cm)
This is an artist's proof from a limited edition of ten

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. 73 (another from the edition)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Print Making


 









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