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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 3 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
$24,528
Rs 15,69,792

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore

a) Untitled
Pencil on tissue paper
7 x 9.75 in (17.5 x 24.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Pencil on tissue paper
7 x 9.25 in (17.6 x 23.8 cm)

(Set of two)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

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

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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