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One of K G Subramanyan's annual projects involved creating toy-like sculptures, often depicting animals from a mock fable, as seen in the present lot. For the versatile artist, who was interested in the craft techniques and styles of India, these works usually coincided with the Baroda Fine Arts Fair, where such traditions were encouraged and explored.

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  Lot 22 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$15,000
Rs 10,80,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan

a) Untitled
Wood, leather and beads
Height: 2.75 in (6.8 cm)
Width: 2.5 in (6.5 cm)
Depth: 6.75 in (17 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (under the belly)
Wood, leather and jute
Height: 5 in (13 cm)
Width: 4.25 in (10.5 cm)
Depth: 6 in (15.5 cm)

(Set of two)

Designed by KG Subramanyan produced in collaboration with the artist's assistant

PROVENANCE
Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Fine Arts Fair, Baroda: Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 1969

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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