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Ram Kumar
Benares Landscape


This work from 1997 shows a further development of thought from Kumar’s earlier abstracts. While his aerial view cityscapes revealed the core of Benaras, outlined in thick black lines, confronting the city from the ground pushes the viewer into its midst, as seen in the current lot. Forms are more discernible through recognisable shapes—trees, houses and water bodies are easily identifiable, rather than his earlier planes and colour blocks to...



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  Lot 63 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,14,00,000
$186,885

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ram Kumar
Benares Landscape
Signed, inscribed and dated in English (verso)
1997
Oil on canvas
48 x 51 in (121.9 x 129.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Indian Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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