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Thota Vaikuntam
Women with Mother and Child


“What makes Vaikuntam’s Telangana women stand apart? Their presence, for one. They emerged, full blown, on his canvases around the Eighties. Dark-skinned and voluptuous, these mature women beckon the eye with their lustrous skin, their bright saris, their profiles almost turned away, rendered either as bust or in three-quarter length. Their jewellery is distinctive – rows of bangles, armbands, glittering nose-rings, and elaborate ear ornaments....



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  Lot 45 of 109  

SPRING AUCTION 2009
11-12 MARCH 2009

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Winning Bid
$49,450
Rs 24,72,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Women with Mother and Child
Signed and dated in Telegu (lower left)
2006
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 72 in (121.9 x 182.9 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Rustic Ragas: Inner Melodies of Thota Vaikuntam, Aditi De, Krishen Khanna and S.H. Raza, Timeless Books, New Delhi, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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