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K Ramanujam
(1941 - 1973)

Untitled




K Ramanujan, who died young, typified the image of a troubled artist struggling with his own self-image. Ramanujan, who died young at the age of 33, on 4th January 1973, was a schizophrenic. He was found unconscious and frothing at the mouth at the Cholamandal Art Village in Chennai. This artist of tremendous potential was perhaps unable to reconcile himself to reality and committed suicide.

Despite the dark demons that...



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  Lot 20 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,60,000
$12,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K Ramanujam
Untitled

Signed 'K Ramanujam' and dated indistinctly (lower right)
Circa 1970s
Mixed media on paper pasted on mount board
6 x 6 in (15 x 15 cm)

PROVENANCE
Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai
Private Collection, Bengaluru
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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