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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)




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 53 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
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
9 x 7 in (22.8 x 17.7 cm)

b) Untitled
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
9 x 7 in (22.8 x 17.7 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
8.25 x 5.25 in (20.9 x 13.3 cm)

d) Untitled
Initialed in Tamil (lower left)
1987-88
Watercolour on paper
8.25 x 5.25 in (20.9 x 13.3 cm)

(Set of four)

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

EXHIBITED
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.

Fairy Tales of Oxford and Other Paintings, Oxford: Museum of Modern Art, 1988.

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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