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Gaganendranath Tagore’s art was distinct from the trend of Bengal School revivalism in the early 20th century initiated by Abanindranath Tagore, his brother, and Nandalal Bose, Abanindra’s student. The revivalist trend at the time was fuelled by a nationalistic drive. Western ideals, imposed till then upon Indian artisans, were rejected in favour of drawing inspiration from miniature paintings, Mughal, Pahari and Ajanta stylisations. Gaganendra...



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  Lot 55 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,60,000
$15,738

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gaganendranath Tagore
Untitled
Initialed in English (lower right)
Watercolour on paper
9 x 6 in (22.9 x 15.2 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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