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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Untitled (Benares)



In 1960, Ram Kumar made the defining journey to Benaras which marked a turning point in his career. Accompanied by his friend and fellow artist M F Husain, Kumar's exposure to this complex, buzzing city that represented the cycle of life and death would become a central subject of his works in the following decades. By the late 1950s, the artist had already begun to move away from figurative works in search of a new artistic journey, and he...



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  Lot 31 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,04,40,000
$143,014

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled (Benares)

Oil on canvas
40.75 x 33.75 in (103.5 x 85.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
An Eminent Family Collection, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


 









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