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Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled




Thota Vaikuntam hails from Andhra Pradesh, in South India, and finds his inspiration in the rural areas of the state. Men and women of his village are often the central characters of his work. Telangana women, in particular, are frequent subjects for his works. The obsession can be traced back to his childhood, when he used to be fascinated by the male artists who used to impersonate female characters in the travelling theatre groups that...



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  Lot 72 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
Rs 30,24,500
$70,337

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed and dated in Telugu (lower left)
2007
Acrylic on canvas
71.5 x 47.5 in (181.6 x 120.6 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Rustic Ragas: Inner Melodies of Thota Vaikuntam, Aditi De, Krishen Khanna and S.H. Raza, Timeless Books, New Delhi, 2008

Also included in this lot is a signed copy of the book on whose cover it has been published

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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