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Thomas Hickey
(1741 - 1824)

Portrait of Harakumar Tagore and his younger brother Prasanna Coomar Tagore



Thomas Hickey, an Irish artist, developed such a deep fondness for India during his first visit to the country that he nearly adopted it as his own. "Between 1780, when Hickey first left England for India at the age of thirty-nine and his death in India aged eighty-three in 1824, only eleven years were spent outside the country - three of them (1780-83) in Portugal, five (1791 and 1795-98) in England and three (1792-94) on a voyage to and from...



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  Lot 59 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Thomas Hickey
Portrait of Harakumar Tagore and his younger brother Prasanna Coomar Tagore

Late 18th century/ Early 19th century
Oil on canvas
84.5 x 52 in (214.5 x 132 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Tagore Family Collection
Private UK Collection
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Acquired from above
Property from an Important Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Kishore Singh ed., Masterpieces of Indian Modern Art, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2016, p.202 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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