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Rama Varma
(1879 - 1970)

Untitled



The tale of Shakuntala is one that has captivated and inspired writers, poets, and artists since the inception of Indian arts and literature. Narrated in the Mahabharata, the legend begins with King Dushyanta’s encounter and immediate infatuation with Shakuntala, a maiden living in the forests, and their marriage that followed.

As the story goes, before returning to his kingdom, Dushyanta gifts his wife a personal ring as a symbol...



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  Lot 15 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,16,00,000
$289,933

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Rama Varma
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Rama Varma/ 1914' (lower left)
1914
Oil on canvas
34 x 45.25 in (86.5 x 114.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of a Royal Family, India
Property of a Distinguished Lady, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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