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Nicholas Roerich
(1874 - 1947)

Himalaya



The "Master of Mountains," Nicholas Roerich was a noted writer, theosophist and prolific artist from Russia, who made India his home. In his many expeditions across the mountainous terrains of Central Asia and the Himalayan range during the 1930s and '40s, Roerich came across wondrous sights that inspired a wealth of paintings and memoirs. Roerich's eloquent writing reflects his spiritual connection with the mountains. This awe and wonder is...



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  Lot 17 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Nicholas Roerich
Himalaya

Signed in Russian with artist's monogram (lower right); inscribed '152' (on the reverse)
1945
Tempera on board
11.5 x 17.25 in (29.2 x 43.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist's son
H K Kejriwal Collection
Gifted to the present owner
Property from The Kejriwal Family Collection, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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