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Nandalal Bose
(1882 - 1966)

Untitled



"One should meet nature, meet life, and study her with patience and love and in minute detail." - NANDALAL BOSE



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  Lot 5 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 15,60,000
$19,623

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nandalal Bose
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (upper right), signed, dated and inscribed in Bengali (along the lower edge)
1955
Watercolour on handmade paper pasted on paper
9.25 x 10 in (23.8 x 25.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

The present lot comes with the original mount which contains a signed and dated inscription by the artist in Bengali, and is placed below the work.

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist, Santiniketan, 1955
Private Collection, Kolkata
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Ghare Baire: The World, The Home and Beyond, 18th-20th Century Art in Bengal, presented by DAG in Kolkata: Old Currency Building, 12 January 2020 - 28 November 2021

PUBLISHED
Kishore Singh ed., Ghare Baire: The World, The Home and Beyond, 18th-20th Century Art in Bengal, New Delhi: DAG, 2020, p. 122 (illustrated)
Partha Mitter, Parul Dave Mukherji, Rakhee Balaram, 20th Century Indian Art: Modern, Post-Independence, Contemporary, London: Thames and Hudson in association with New Delhi: Art Alive Foundation, 2022, p. 40 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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