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Gaganendranath Tagore
Ruben's Sketch Book


This rare sketchbook of preparatory drawings and studies offers glimpses into Gaganendranath Tagore's artistic process. Drawings include characters from Bhodhor Bahadur, a series of fairy tales for children written by Tagore in the late 1920s - the only literary work left behind by the artist. Tagore, renowned for his watercolour paintings of Bengal and the Himalayas, is believed to have produced 500 cartoons, published in three volumes:...



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  Lot 61 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 1,80,00,000
$272,727

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Ruben's Sketch Book
Initialled 'G.T.' and inscribed in Bengali (centre right on the cover); stamped in colour with logo (centre left on the cover)

Pencil on art paper and tissue
Height: 7.75 in (18.4 cm)
Width: 10.5 in (26.5 cm)

Cardboard hardcover front and back
Total number of pages: 23
9 sheets of art paper with pencil sketches
18 sheets of tissue, 10 with pencil sketches

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

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

Category: Installation


 









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