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Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was among the leading artists who sought to explore a post-Independence Indian identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai before pursuing his interest in art to Santiniketan in 1944, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij for four years. In 1955, Subramanyan was awarded a...



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  Lot 64 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
$11,507
Rs 8,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre); signed and dated 'K G Subramanyan/ 2002' (on the reverse)
2002
Reverse painting on plastic sheet
11.25 x 7.5 in (28.5 x 19.5 cm)

b) The Beast Below the Skin
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre); signed, dated and inscribed 'K.G.Subramanyan/ 2003/ THE BEAST BELOW THE SKIN' (on the reverse)
2003
Reverse painting on plastic sheet
13.75 x 10.5 in (35 x 27 cm)

(Set of two)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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