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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Untitled



Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 11 of 20  

ONE BID AUCTION
3 FEBRUARY 2022

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Winning Bid
$5,676
Rs 4,20,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled

Inscribed 'R Uday/ LT Col' (upper right); signed 'Ram Kumar' and inscribed in Devnagari (on the reverse)
Circa 1960s
Pen and ink on paper
13.5 x 10.5 in (34.4 x 26.6 cm)

This is a double-sided work

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

EXHIBITED
Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, New Delhi: Saffronart, 14 December 2016 - 8 January 2017; Mumbai: Saffronart, 14 - 26 March 2017
Remembering Ram Kumar, New Delhi: Saffronart, 2 - 17 February 2019

PUBLISHED
Meera Menezes, Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2016, p. 30 (illustrated)
Remembering Ram Kumar, New Delhi: Saffronart, 2019, p. 40 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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