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Lot No :

RAM KUMAR (1924 - 2018)


Born in 1924 in Simla, Ram Kumar was among India’s leading modernists. He studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, in 1946. Following this, he went to Paris to study..... 

Estimate: Rs 10,00,000-Rs 15,00,000 ( $13,890-$20,835 )


Signed 'Ram Kumar' (lower centre on base); stamped 'BRONZE AGE/ LONDON/ 6/9' (on the reverse on base)

Patinated bronze

Height: 19.75 in (50 cm)
Width: 7.5 in (19 cm)
Depth: 5.5 in (13.8 cm)

Sixth from a limited edition of nine

Bronzed: From Paint to Patina,, Mumbai: Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), 13 - 28 February 2019; Hyderabad: Kalakriti Art Gallery, 20 February - 8 March 2019 (another from the edition)

Meera Menezes, Ram Kumar: Traversing the Landscapes of the Mind, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2016, p. 270 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Tanuj Berry and Saman Malik, Bronzed: From Paint to Patina,, New Delhi: Aleph Book Company, 2019, pp. 42-45 (illustrated, another from the edition)