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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Untitled



Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study painting under Andre Lhote and Fernard Leger in 1949-1952.

Ram Kumar, like many of his confreres among the first generation of post-colonial Indian artists - including such figures as F N Souza, M F Husain, Paritosh Sen, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, S...



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  Lot 27 of 50  

THE GENTLEMAN‘S SALE
16-17 NOVEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,80,000
$13,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Untitled

Signed 'Ram Kumar' (lower centre on base); stamped and inscribed 'BRONZE AGE/ LONDON/ 6/9' (on the reverse)
Patinated bronze
Height: 20 in (51 cm)
Width: 7.5 in (19.3 cm)
Depth: 5.5 in (14 cm)

Sixth from a limited edition of nine

EXHIBITED
Bronzed: From Paint to Patina, Mumbai: Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), 13 - 28 February 2019; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery, 20 February - 8 March 2019 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Meera Menezes, Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2016, p. 270 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Tanuj Berry and Saman Malik, Bronzed: From Paint to Patina, New Delhi: Aleph Book Company, 2019, pp. 42-45 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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