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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)




Born in Kerala on 15 February 1924, K G Subramanyan was among the leading artists who sought to explore a post-Independence Indian identity through art. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Presidency College in Chennai before pursuing his interest in art to Santiniketan in 1944, where he studied under the tutelage of Benode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose and Ramkinkar Baij for four years. In 1955, Subramanyan was awarded a...



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  Lot 73 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$28,200
Rs 21,15,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan


a) Untitled
Gouache and felt tip pen on paper pasted on mount board
7.25 x 7 in (18.5 x 17.7 cm)

b) Untitled
Gouache and felt tip pen on paper pasted on mount board
7.25 x 7 in (18.5 x 17.5 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Gouache, ink and charcoal on paper
8.25 x 5.75 in (20.9 x 14.7 cm)

d) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Gouache, ink and charcoal on paper
8.25 x 5.75 in (21 x 14.7 cm)

e) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '2015' (lower right)
2015
Pastel on paper
8 x 5.5 in (20.4 x 14.3 cm)

f) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '2015' (lower centre)
2015
Pastel on paper
8 x 5.5 in (20.4 x 14.3 cm)

g) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre)
Mixed media and collage on paper
8 x 5.5 in (20.3 x 14.2 cm)

(Double-sided)

h) Untitled
Gouache on paper
9.25 x 9.25 in (23.3 x 23.3 cm)

i) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Mixed media and collage on paper
8.5 x 5.75 in (22 x 14.5 cm)

j) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre)
Mixed media and collage on paper
8.75 x 5.5 in (22.2 x 14.3 cm)

k) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Mixed media and collage on paper
8.75 x 5.5 in (22.2 x 14.3 cm)

l) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower left)
Mixed media and collage on paper
9 x 5.75 in (22.4 x 14.5 cm)

m) Untitled
Gouache on paper
10.25 x 7 in (26 x 17.5 cm)

n) Untitled
Gouache on paper
10.25 x 7 in (26 x 17.5 cm)

o) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (centre right)
Mixed media on paper
10.25 x 7 in (26 x 17.5 cm)

p) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower centre)
Mixed media on paper
10.25 x 7 in (26 x 17.5 cm)

q) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil (lower right)
Mixed media on paper
10.25 x 7 in (26 x 17.5 cm)

r) Untitled
Initialled in Bengali and dated '2014' (lower centre)
2014
Gouache, ink and charcoal on paper
14 x 10.5 in (35.9 x 27 cm)

s) Untitled
Initialled in Tamil and dated '2015' (lower left)
2015
Gouache, ink and charcoal on paper
14.25 x 10.5 in (36 x 27 cm)

t) Untitled
Gouache, ink and pen on paper
10.5 x 7.25 in (27 x 18.5 cm)

(Double-sided)

(Set of twenty)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Private Collection, Vadodara

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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