Lot 18
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RASIPURAM KRISHNASWAMI IYER LAXMAN | Untitled; On the way to Border

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200,000 - 300,000 INR
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Description

  • Untitled; On the way to Border
  • Signed ‘R. K. Laxman’ lower left and lower right; Signed ‘R. K. Laxman’ lower right, titled and dated ‘On the way to / Border - / 22.12.66’ lower left and further titled and dated ‘On the way to Border-66’ on reverse
  • Ink and pencil on paper
  • 38.1 x 27.94 cm. (15 x 11 in.); 27.9 x 36.8 cm. (11 x 14.5 in.)
  • On the way to Border - Executed in 1966
R. K. Laxman was part of an illustrious Chennai based family that also includes award winning novelist R. K. Narayan. Laxman was known throughout India as an iconic humourist and cartoonist whose work featured in the daily pages of the Times of India for over fifty years.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist, Mumbai, 2004
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