Gopal Ghose

Trained in the style of art known as the neo-Bengal School, Gopal Ghose was born in Kolkata in 1913. He became a legend in his lifetime for his ingenious handling of the quick and unpredictable medium of watercolor. To him goes the credit of raising its status in Indian art history, from a dabbler's medium to an artist's medium.

After obtaining a diploma in painting from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Jaipur in 1935, he...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1943 Founder member, Calcutta Group, Kolkata.
  • Joint Secretary, Academy of Fine Arts (AFA), Kolkata.
  • Traveled widely in Europe & America.
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 10 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $1,430
    Rs 1,02,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    Spring Online Auction 27-28 March 2019

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper pasted on board

    5.5 x 7.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,500
    Rs 3,06,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    Auction 2001 (December) 6-12 December 2001

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    9.75 x 13 in



    Lot 43 Details

    Auction 2001 (December) 6-12 December 2001

    Gopal Ghose

    Landscape

    Gouache on paper

    13.5 x 18.5 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 37 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 31 August 2021

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Watercolour and gouache on paper

    15 x 22.25 in

    Winning bid
    $989
    Rs 72,180
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 26 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 20 July 2021

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    13.5 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,484
    Rs 1,08,360
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 15 June 2021

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Gouache and watercolour on paper

    10 x 13.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,530
    Rs 1,08,630
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 29 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 27 April 2021

    Gopal Ghose

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    10.5 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $1,763
    Rs 1,26,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 3 of 3 works

    Lot 153 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Gopal Ghose

    Landscape

    Gouache on paper

    7.5 x 9.5 in




    Lot 154 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Gopal Ghose

    Village Scene

    Pastel on paper

    9.5 x 14 in




    Lot 155 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Gopal Ghose

    Landscape

    Pastel on paper

    14 x 10 in







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