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Ramkinkar Baij
Untitled


Ramkinkar Baij was the earliest Indian artist to experiment with abstract sculptural forms. His oil on canvas paintings have a singular experimenting quality going beyond its time, unregimented by dogmas and with only one commitment - to be unstintingly creative.

Born in Bankura in West Bengal in 1910, Ramkinkar Baij studied at the Kala Bhavan, Vishwa Bharati University, Santiniketan in 1925. Trained by two European sculptors, one...



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  Lot 59 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Rs 3,84,000
$6,295

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ramkinkar Baij
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right) and signed and dated in Bengali (upper left)
1948
Watercolour and ink on paper pasted on board
13.5 x 9.5 in (34.3 x 24.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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