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Nandalal Bose
Untitled (Kirtonia)


Born in Bihar in 1882, Nandalal Bose was one of India's leading artists of the 20 th century and was closely associated with the Bengal School. Bose was among the few who sought to reinvigorate Indian art by rooting it in Indian tradition, shunning the overarching Western academic approach to art that prevailed at the time. He trained under Abanindranath Tagore at the Calcutta School of Art in 1905 and forged a lasting friendship with him....



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  Lot 7 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$9,540
Rs 6,58,260

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nandalal Bose
Untitled (Kirtonia)
Signed and dated in Bengali (centre left)
1954
Ink on rice paper pasted on paper
5.5 x 3.5 in (13.8 x 8.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
Saffronart, Mumbai, 2 December 2014, lot 28

EXHIBITED
New Delhi: India Art Fair, presented by Aakriti Art Gallery, 2013

PUBLISHED
Art of Bengal: Collectors Series 2, Kolkata: Aakriti Art Gallery, 2012 (illustrated)
Samindranath Majumdar and Anuradha Ghosh, The Great Journey of Shapes: Collages of Nandalal Bose, Kolkata: Aakriti Art Gallery, 2015 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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