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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled




Thota Vaikuntam hails from Andhra Pradesh, in South India, and finds his inspiration in the rural areas of the state. Men and women of his village are often the central characters of his work. Telangana women, in particular, are frequent subjects for his works. The obsession can be traced back to his childhood, when he used to be fascinated by the male artists who used to impersonate female characters in the travelling theatre groups that...



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  Lot 51 of 85  

SUMMER AUCTION 2009
10-11 JUNE 2009

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$43,700
Rs 20,53,900

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower left)
2007
Oil on canvas
71 x 47 in (180.3 x 119.4 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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