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Rabindranath Tagore
Untitled (Figures in Sepia)


In 2010, a distinguished charity organisation in the county of Devon, England, set the world abuzz with its decision to place a collection of highly important paintings on auction. The Dartington Hall Trust was to sell twelve rare and never-before-seen paintings by Rabindranath Tagore, including the current lot - a painting of sepia-toned figures. The interest in the works well exceeded all expectations, highlighting the tremendous interest in...



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  Lot 4 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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Winning Bid
$330,012
Rs 2,07,90,756

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Rabindranath Tagore
Untitled (Figures in Sepia)
c. 1930s
Coloured Ink on paper
10 x 19.5 in (25.4 x 49.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist to Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst of Dartington Hall in 1939
Private Collection, Middle East

EXHIBITED:
Calmann Gallery, London, 1938
125th Anniversary Festival, Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, London, 1986
Rabindranath Tagore, Bengal Festival, Croydon Museum, UK, 2000 - 01

PUBLISHED:
The Art of Rabindranath Tagore, ed: Andrew Robinson, Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1989

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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