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K G Subramanyan
Lami Town


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 77 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$36,733
Rs 26,44,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Lami Town
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1998
Reverse painting on acrylic
20 x 18 in (50.8 x 45.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Collection: 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. 184

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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