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Rameshwar Broota
(1941)

Sewadar



Born in 1941, Rameshwar Broota, began his artistic career as an academic portraitist, but soon turned to more stylized renderings of the figure to develop an idiom that was more attuned to his artistic vision. Deeply aware of and affected by socio-political developments, Broota's primitive figuration explores sociopolitical realities, pre-social existence, and the possibility of post-social man as a critique of economic and political corruption,...



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  Lot 23 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 72,00,000
$144,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Rameshwar Broota
Sewadar

Signed and dated in English (verso)
1972
Oil on canvas
54.5 x 54.5 in (138.4 x 138.4 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the R. R. Kohli Collection


EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Manifestations VI, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011

EXHIBITED:
All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, 1972

PUBLISHED:
Counterparts: Recent Paintings by Rameshwar Broota, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2009

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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