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Gaganendranath Tagore
University Machine


Born on 18 September 1867, into the Tagore family in Kolkata, Gaganendranath Tagore as a self-taught artist and nephew of the great poet and nationalist Rabindranath Tagore.

Gaganendranath had very little formal education; in fact he had a very short spell at the St Xavier's School where he took a brief interest in drawing and painting and a briefer still one in academic studies. His interest in life and later art, was limited to, and...



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  Lot 40 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
$14,788
Rs 10,05,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
University Machine
Initialled 'G.T.' (lower right)
Ink on paper
9.25 x 7.25 in (23.4 x 18.4 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Gentlemen, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
R K Bhatnagar ed., Gaganendranath Tagore: Contemporary Art Series, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 1964, pl. 6 (illustrated)
Purnima Devi ed., Gaganendranath Tagore, Kolkata: Sahitya Bharti Publication Pvt. Ltd, 2012, p. 168 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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