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K G Subramanyan
Banaras Ghat


The present lot is a rare example of Subramanyan's early period oil paintings. A similar canvas by the artist titled Studio Table with Figure I, 1965, is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (accession number 2017.107).

"The inventive apportioning of spaces to enhance or contain the activity of the performing motifs, their shapes, squiggles and flourishes, took imaginative cues from the western Indian...



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  Lot 22 of 120  

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

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$74,004
Rs 53,28,288

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Banaras Ghat
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1965
Oil on canvas
36 x 48 in (91.4 x 121.9 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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