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Ram Kumar
Landscape


Nature has always played a crucial role in Ram Kumar's artistic and spiritual journey. What began as an exploration of the sacred and profane in Benaras in 1960, continued to become a lifelong introspective effort to find a sense of harmony within himself. Kumar's affinity for nature began in childhood, which he spent surrounded by the glorious Himalayan mountains in Simla. Nature, according to Nirmal Verma, "came both as a release from his past...



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Ram Kumar
Landscape
Signed in Devnagari and dated '74' (centre left); signed and dated 'Ram Kumar '74' and bearing Pundole Art Gallery label (on the reverse)
1974
Oil on canvas
36 x 52 in (91.4 x 132.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Property from an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Gagan Gill ed., Ram Kumar: A Journey Within, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 1996, p. 31, 128-129 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 


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