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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 8 of 120  

CREATIVE CIRCUIT: THE ART OF K G SUBRAMANYAN
19-20 JANUARY 2021

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Winning Bid
$23,600
Rs 16,99,200

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Dog
1956
Gouache on paper
20 x 24.5 in (50.8 x 62.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Estate of K. G. Subramanyan managed by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts

EXHIBITED
K G Subramanyan: A Retrospective, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art, 30 January - 16 March 2003

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan: Retrospective New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art, 2003, p. 125
Kapur, Geeta When Was Modernism: Essays on Contemporary Cultural Practice in India New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2000.

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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