Lot#7 || Thota Vaikuntam (b. 1942)
UNTITLED (Figure) (1998)

Gouache on paper
Signed and dated lower right
24.50 x 14.50 in

Estimate   1,00,000 - ₹ 2,00,000

Private Collection Bangalore
The women depicted in Thota Vaikuntam’s paintings often adorn themselves with omnipresent vermilion “bindis” and are elegantly draped in colourful sarees. Thota Vaikuntam’s artworks reflect the purest essence of the women from the Telangana region. He captures their authentic beauty by paying attention to their colours and the intricate decorative motifs on their clothing. The paintings also showcase the significance of hasta mudras (hand gestures) and the exquisite jewellery they wear. Through his art, Vaikuntam eloquently conveys the rich and distinctive feminine lifestyle of the region providing a compelling glimpse into its cultural heritage.
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