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C RAJA RAJA VARMA & Raja Ravi Varma
(1860 - 1905 & 1848 - 1906)

Baby and Princess



C Raja Raja Varma was an Indian painter whose “name and art are only known within the narrow confines of art historians dealing with modern Indian art. Even so, his landscape paintings are housed in several of the grand museums and collections of contemporary Indian art, where these pictures, of rather unassuming sizes, have the power to capture the attention of the beholder on account of their almost impressionistic use of pigments.” (Erwin...



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  Lot 14 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 3,00,00,000
$402,685

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

C RAJA RAJA VARMA & Raja Ravi Varma
Baby and Princess

Signed and inscribed 'C. Raja Raja Varma/ Coil Thampuran' (on the reverse)
1887
Oil on canvas
32.25 x 20.75 in (82.2 x 52.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Mrs Janaki Pillai Kochamma alias Uma Thampuran
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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