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Abanindranath Tagore
(1871 - 1951)

Untitled (Bird on Tree)



Abanindranath Tagore’s art largely figures in conversations around the beginning of modern Indian art. His works are primarily examined from the perspective of the nationalist-revivalist art movement that was gaining momentum at that time - a movement that looked towards ancient Indian art for inspiration. Although Tagore incorporated elements from classical Indian art, and relied heavily on symbolism, he was also an experimental artist who used...



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  Lot 3 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Abanindranath Tagore
Untitled (Bird on Tree)

Signed in Bengali (upper right)
Circa 1930s
Watercolour on paper
10.5 x 7 in (26.7 x 17.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Soma Chatterjee, granddaughter of the artist
Christie's, Mumbai, 19 December 2013, lot 54
Property from an Important Family Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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