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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled




Thota Vaikuntam hails from Andhra Pradesh, in South India, and finds his inspiration in the rural areas of the state. Men and women of his village are often the central characters of his work. Telangana women, in particular, are frequent subjects for his works. The obsession can be traced back to his childhood, when he used to be fascinated by the male artists who used to impersonate female characters in the travelling theatre groups that...



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  Lot 32 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 33,60,000
$46,667

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower right)
2012
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 35.75 in (121.7 x 90.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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