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The present lot belonged to the Estate of Lady Ranu Mookerjee, who founded the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata in 1933. Lady Ranu, as she later came to be known, was an important patron of the arts. She developed a bond with Rabindranath Tagore and became his muse in later years. They exchanged letters and she spent several years in Santiniketan, where she learned drawing from Nandalal Bose.



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  Lot 3 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 11,40,000
$15,944

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nandalal Bose


a) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali with artist's stamp (lower left)
1950
Ink on handmade paper pasted on mountboard
7 x 11.25 in (18 x 28.8 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali with artist's stamp (lower right)
1950
Ink on handmade paper pasted on mountboard
7 x 11.25 in (18 x 28.8 cm)

(Set of two)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of Lady Ranu Mookerjee, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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