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V S Gaitonde
Kultura


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 51 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

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Winning Bid
$9,120
Rs 4,74,240

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Kultura
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right) and dated in English (lower left)
1957-58
Lithograph on paper
23.5 x 16.5 in (59.7 x 41.9 cm)

Twenty-sixth from a limited edition of seventy

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

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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