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K Ramanujam
Untitled



K Ramanujan, who died young, typified the image of a troubled artist struggling with his own self-image. Ramanujan, who died young at the age of 33, on 4th January 1973, was a schizophrenic. He was found unconscious and frothing at the mouth at the Cholamandal Art Village in Chennai. This artist of tremendous potential was perhaps unable to reconcile himself to reality and committed suicide.

Despite the dark demons that...



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  Lot 70 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,60,000
$15,738

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K Ramanujam
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1972
Pen and ink on paper pasted on board
17 x 13 in (43.2 x 33 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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