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K G Subramanyan
Untitled


Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was one of the leading artists who was part of India’s post-Independence search for identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai. In 1948, he graduated from Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij. In 1955, he received a British Council Research...



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  Lot 83 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$3,152
Rs 2,33,280

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right); inscribed and dated 'K.G. Subramanyan/ 2008' (on the reverse)
2008
Gouache on handmade paper
18 x 15.25 in (46 x 38.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
From an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Recent Works by K. G. Subramanyan 2009, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Akar Prakar and Aakriti Art Gallery at Santiniketan: Nandan Art Gallery, Kala Bhavan; Ahmedabad: Amdavad Ni Gufa; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery; Kolkata: The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, Aakriti Art Gallery and Akar Prakar, February - April 2009

PUBLISHED
Deepak Bhattacharya, Subhalakshmi Shukla and Uma Dasgupta, Recent Works by K. G. Subramanyan 2009, Kolkata: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2009, p. 28 (illustrated)

Category: Painting


 









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