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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 7 of 120  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '17.9.51' (lower right)
1951
Pen and watercolour on paper
9.75 x 6.25 in (24.7 x 15.8 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '1.10.53' (lower right)
1953
Watercolour on paper
12 x 5.50 in (30.48 x 13.9 cm)

c) Untitled
1952
Pen and watercolour on paper
7.75 x 10 in (19.6 x 25.4 cm)

d) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '24.8.52' (lower right)
1952
Pen and watercolour on paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.3 x 16.5 cm)

(Set of four)

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

EXHIBITED
Self Portraits and other Early Drawings, Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 February - 4 March 2020; New Delhi: Art Heritage, 26 October - 15 December 2020

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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