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G R Santosh
Untitled


"Painting to me is like poetry - timeless and universal."

Poet-painter Gulam Rasool Santosh, who comes from the beautiful Kashmir valley, was born in 1929, in a middle class family. He once said in an interview, "In Kashmir, art was taught in school after class V. But I remember drawing in class II, starting, at the onset, on a landscape which I liked so much that I concentrated on landscapes, doing several of these before I changed...



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  Lot 74 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$33,443

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G R Santosh
Untitled
Signed and dated in English and signed in Devnagari (verso)
1973
Oil on canvas
49.5 x 39.5 in (125.7 x 100.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Chester and Davida Hertz Collection, USA
A Distinguished Private Collection, North India

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Awakening: A Retrospective of G. R. Santosh, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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