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The following three lots were made in 1987, when the artist was invited to participate in a residency at Oxford, UK.



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  Lot 52 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$8,400
Rs 6,04,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
10.3 x 8.2 in (26.4 x 20.9 cm)

PUBLISHED
K G Subramanyan, Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, Kolkata: Seagull Books, 1999, p. 84

b) Untitled
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
11.5 x 8.25 in (26.4 x 20.9 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
1988
Watercolour on paper
8.25 x 5.75 in (20.9 x 14.6 cm)

d) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '88' (lower left)
1988
Watercolour on paper
8.25 x 5.75 in (20.9 x 14.6 cm)

e) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1987-88
Ink, pen and watercolour on paper
8.25 x 5.25 in (20.9 x 13.3 cm)

(Set of five)

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

EXHIBITED
Sketches, Scribbles, Drawings, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts at Bangalore: National Gallery of Modern Art, 29 November - 15 December 2014; Abu Dhabi: India House, 10 - 18 April 2015; Dubai: Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, 15 - 14 April 2015; Bhubaneswar: Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, 2 - 11 September 2015; Lucknow: Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, 23 September - 3 October 2015; Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 15 - 21 December 2015; Chennai: Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, 6 - 16 January 2016; Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 14 February 2016; Kolkata: The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 18 February - 5 March 2016; Bhopal: Modern Art Gallery, Bharat Bhawan, 18 March - 17 April 2016; Patna: Bihar Lalit Kala Akademi, 24 June - 5 July 2016; New Delhi: Aakriti Art Gallery, 30 July - 29 August 2016; Guwahati: Srimanti Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society, 1 - 20 November 2016; Ernakulam: Durbar Hall, 19 April - 19 May 2017; Panaji: Sanskruti Bhavan, 5 - 31 October 2017 (a)

The Oxford Drawings, presented by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts at Santiniketan: Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, 5 - 19 February 2018; Hyderabad: Falaknama Palace, 1 July - 30 August 2019. (b) (c) (d) (e)

Fairy Tales of Oxford and Other Paintings, Oxford: Museum of Modern Art, 1988 (b) (c) (d) (e)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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