BROWSE THIS AUCTION


Lot 19
 
Quick Zoom


Gaganendranath Tagore was a highly skilled watercolourist. The landscapes of rural Bengal and the Himalayas were among his favourite subjects.

The present lot was commissioned by Sir Rajendra and Lady Mookerjee as the cover of a greeting card for the New Year of 1929. Rajendra was a leading industrialist in Kolkata, and father-in-law to Ranu Mookerjee, who founded the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata in 1933. Lady Ranu, as she later...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 19 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$11,077

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Untitled
Signed with initials 'GT' (lower right)
1929
Watercolour on paper
3.5 x 6 in (8.9 x 15.2 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE
The Estate of Lady Ranu Mookerjee, Calcutta
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)