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K G Subramanyan
(1924 - 2016)

Untitled



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 43 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

Estimate



Winning Bid
$8,160
Rs 6,28,320

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K G Subramanyan
Untitled

Initialled in Tamil (under the belly)
Wood, leather, metal, bamboo sticks and thread
Height: 5 in (12.5 cm)
Width: 9.5 in (24 cm)
Depth: 2.75 in (7 cm)

The present lot is a wooden toy elephant with a metal tail wrapped with thread. The lever mechanism makes the head rock as the tail is moved.

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara

EXHIBITED
Fine Art Fair, Baroda: Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 1969

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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