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Rameshwar Broota
(1941)

Thus came the Weekend



“I want to go to spaces that are unseen, unknown, the so-called unconscious. But, the conscious and the unconscious exist side by side for me. When something happens or unfurls on the surface, it may seem accidental, but in reality, it has been cooking just beneath for a long time. As in Nature, nothing is an accident for me.” - RAMESHWAR BROOTA

Though Rameshwar Broota began his artistic career as an academic portraitist, his work...



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  Lot 34 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Rs 66,00,000
$88,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Rameshwar Broota
Thus came the Weekend

Signed and dated indistinctly in Devnagari (lower right); signed twice, dated and inscribed 'R. Broota/ 1968/ RAMESHWAR BROOTA/ NEW DELHI/ Thus came the weekend' (on the reverse)
1968
Oil on canvas
35.75 x 47.75 in (90.5 x 121 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist to the owner's father
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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