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Ram Kumar
(1924 - 2018)

Two Sisters



Produced in the late 1950s by Shilalekh, a short-lived artists' collective based in Bombay, this important group of lithographs represents a critical moment in the art history of post-independence India. Inspired by Raja Ravi Varma, who set up a printing press at the turn of the century to distribute his images beyond the circles of wealthy patrons who could afford his paintings, Gaitonde, Ram Kumar and Tyeb Mehta joined forces with M.F. Husain...



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  Lot 49 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

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Winning Bid
$4,836
Rs 2,51,472

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Two Sisters

1958
Lithograph on paper pasted on board
26 x 19 in (66 x 48.3 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Shilalekh, Mumbai, 1958 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
The TIFR Collection, Mortimer Chatterjee and Tara Lal, Marg, Mumbai, 2010 (another from the edition)
Ram Kumar: A Journey Within, Gagan Gill ed., Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1996 (another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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