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K G Subramanyan
The Bombay Altarpiece


"In my scheme of things, abstraction and reality are not antagonistic entities. So I find whatever I see entrancing - faces, figures, landscapes, object groups... Mixing the normal with the hieratic, the worldly with the unworldly. Or fact with fantasy." - K G SUBRAMANYAN

A versatile artist and prolific scholar, K G Subramanyan's paintings are informed by his in-depth knowledge of diverse artistic traditions. The resulting...



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  Lot 60 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$55,054
Rs 40,74,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
The Bombay Altarpiece
Initialled twice in Tamil (lower right and centre)
1991
Acrylic on board
46 x 48 in (116.8 x 121.9 cm)

This work comprises of four parts each measuring 23 in x 24 in (58.4 x 60.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist

EXHIBITED
K G Subramanyan: A Retrospective, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 17 April - 15 May 2003

PUBLISHED
R Siva Kumar ed., K G Subramanyan: A Retrospective, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Brijbasi, 2003, p. 174 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


 









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