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Asit Kumar Haldar
(1890 - 1964)

Tagore and Gandhi



One of the most influential participants of the Bengal Renaissance, Asit Kumar Haldar is celebrated for his artistic versatility, with contributions spanning across painting, sculpture, illustration, as well as literature and poetry. Primarily informed by his Bengal School training and his experience documenting the Ajanta frescoes and murals early in his career, Haldar created a unique artistic idiom that was characterised by subtlety and...



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  Lot 20 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Rs 78,00,000
$104,698

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Asit Kumar Haldar
Tagore and Gandhi

Signed in Bengali with artist's stamp, dated and inscribed '15th august,/ 1949/ 30' (lower left), bearing a plaque (lower centre); signed and dated 'aK. Haldar./ 26/2/52' (on the reverse)
1949-1952
Gouache on paper
27.5 x 19.5 in (70 x 49.6 cm)

PUBLISHED
Dr Radha Kumud Mookerji, Indian Culture at a Glance, Lucknow: The Department of Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 1960, pl. 30 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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