Lot 41
  • 41

Krishnaji Shamrao Kulkarni (1916-1994)

30,000 - 50,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Krishnaji Shamrao Kulkarni
  • Untitled
  • Signed 'K S Kulkarni' lower right
  • Oil on canvas
  • 31 1/4 by 42 in. (79.4 by 106.7 cm.)

Catalogue Note

Like other artists of his generation, Kulkarni was inspired by folk and primitive art and its transmutation into the Modernist idiom. His early works are executed in a semi-abstract Cubist style depicting uniquely Indian subjects drawn from his surroundings, generally treated in a narrative format which was akin to traditional Indian painting. The rhythmic geometry created by the spare crisp lines over a flat pictorial surface is similar in manner to some of Husain's early paintings.