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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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ART AND COLLECTIBLES ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 JULY 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
$9,120
Rs 6,01,920

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Untitled
Initialed and dated 'GT 1921' (lower left)
Note inscribed in Bengali on the mount, by Purnima Devi, identifying herself as the artist's second daughter, stating that it is her father's work and requesting information on a price
1921
Watercolour on paper pasted on board
6.25 x 4.25 in (15.7 x 10.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
From the collection of the artist's daughter, Purnima Devi and Soumendranath Tagore
Acquired by the artist's great-grandson, Partho Chatterjee
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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