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Gaganendranath Tagore was Rathindranath's cousin, and a self-taught artist, caricaturist and actor. His art focussed on Bengal and stemmed from his observations of its natural vistas and cultural ethos. His watercolours ranged from paintings of Bengal and the Himalayas, to his famous Chaitanya series centred around the 16th century ascetic. His interest in theatre manifested in the way light, shadow and setting interact in his works. From...



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  Lot 59 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Untitled
Inscribed 'Portrait of/ Kanakendranath Tagore eldest son of G. Tagore/ by/ Gaganendranath Tagore' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
6.25 x 4 in (15.7 x 10.4 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist to his relative, the late Kalidas Chatterjee
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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