K.Laxma Goud

Untitled (Devi)

Lot No
44
Medium
Oil on canvas
Year
2014
Size
48 x 60
Estimate
Rs. 8,00,000 - 12,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 21,83,559

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : Bottom Centre

Provenance : Property from a collection based in Delhi, artwork was previously auctioned by Astaguru.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Born in 1940 in Nizampur, Andhra Pradesh, Laxma Gaud did his Diploma (Drawing and Painting) from Government College of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad, and Post -Diploma: Murals Painting and Drawing from Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Among his noteworthy shows are ‘Figurative Indian Artists’, Warsaw, Budapest, Belgrade Goethe Institute, Munich (1974-75); Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil (1977); Contemporary Indian Painting, Festival of India, Royal Academy of Art, London. (1982); ‘India in Print’, Koninklijk Institute Vorde, Amsterdam (1983); ‘Contemporary Art of India’, The Herwitz Collection, USA (1986); ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, Festival of China, Geneva, Switzerland (1987). The portraits of men and women represent the dynamic Indian ethos rather than particular individual identities. The power of his lines in black and white or in color is eloquent in its expression.