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GULAM RASOOL SANTOSH | Untitled

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, PARIS

GULAM RASOOL SANTOSH | Untitled

GULAM RASOOL SANTOSH | Untitled

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

4,375

GBP

GULAM RASOOL SANTOSH

1929 - 1997

Untitled


Oil on canvas

Signed in Devanagari, further signed and dated 'SANTOSH / 77' and inscribed in Urdu on reverse 

46.8 x 38.2 cm. (18 ⅜ x 15 in.)

Painted in 1977


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Acquired by the current owner's husband while he was working as a Cultural Attaché in India, 1976-1985

The inscription on the reverse is an excerpt from a poem by the poet Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) titled ‘Good Morning’ (نوید صبح / Naveed Subha). The translation is as follows:


You are head to foot Light, manifestation makes you happy And after being manifest spreading out is incumbent on you