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Born on 18 September 1867, into the Tagore family in Kolkata, Gaganendranath Tagore as a self-taught artist and nephew of the great poet and nationalist Rabindranath Tagore.

Gaganendranath had very little formal education; in fact he had a very short spell at the St Xavier's School where he took a brief interest in drawing and painting and a briefer still one in academic studies. His interest in life and later art, was limited to, and...



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  Lot 4 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Untitled
Initialled 'G. T.' and inscribed 'Nitica' (lower right)
Pencil on paper
9.75 x 6.75 in (24.6 x 17 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist's family, Kolkata
Private Collection, Maharashtra

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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