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Rabindranath Tagore
(1861 - 1941)

Untitled



"People often ask me about the meaning of my pictures. I remain silent even as my pictures are. It is for them to express and not to explain. They have nothing ulterior behind their own appearance for the thoughts to explore and words to describe, and that appearance carries its ultimate worth."

Born into a wealthy land-owning family of Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore was initiated into art fairly late in his life, at the age of 63. He...



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  Lot 56 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Rabindranath Tagore
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left) with artist's seal (upper left)
1936
Pen on paper pasted on paper
9.25 x 6 in (23.3 x 15.3 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Kolkata
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Manifestations X: 75 Artists, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 26 October - 31 December 2013

PUBLISHED:
Manifestations X: 75 Artists, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, p. 165 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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