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Lot 49
Thota Vaikuntam
(1942)

Untitled



Thota Vaikuntam's vibrant paintings are a tribute to the people and cultural life of his native Telangana. Women, in particular, are frequent subjects in his works, often depicted in their natural surroundings, immersed in daily activities and rituals. This figuration finds its roots in Vaikuntam's childhood, when he watched travelling theatre groups and was fascinated by male artists impersonating women. Known for his preference for strong...



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  Lot 49 of 70  

REDISCOVERY: AUCTION OF ART AND COLLECTIBLES
22-23 JULY 2020

Estimate



Winning Bid
$18,195
Rs 13,46,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Thota Vaikuntam
Untitled

Signed in Telugu and inscribed '3/9' and stamped 'BRONZE AGE LONDON' (on the base)
Bronze
Height: 18 in (45.5 cm)
Width: 6.5 in (16.5 cm)
Depth: 5 in (13 cm)

Third from a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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