K.Laxma Goud

Untitled

Lot No
16
Medium
Gouache on paper
Year
Circa 1980
Size
60 x 37 in.
Estimate
Rs. 18,00,000 - 20,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 1,70,94,045

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Exhibited : ‘K Laxma Goud : Solo Exhibition’ at Artworld, Sarala’s Art Centre, Chennai, 20th October - 16th November, 2017.

Published : ‘K Laxma Goud : Solo Exhibition’ Catalogue by Sarala’s Art Centre, Chennai, 2017, on the cover and inside page.

Provenance : Property from a private collection based in Chennai. Artwork was acquired by the present owner directly from the artist.

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.