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Rabindranath Tagore
Untitled (Kadambari Devi)


Rabindranath Tagore was one of India’s greatest literary figures. Famed as a poet, song composer, short-story writer, novelist, playwright and essayist, he was the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1913. Born in 1861, Rabindranath was brought up in a family of artistically minded social reformers and patriots, which had a profound impact on him. His astute observation of society was reflected in his writing, and later on in...



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  Lot 57 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Rabindranath Tagore
Untitled (Kadambari Devi)
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1936
Brush and ink with watercolour on paper
12 x 9 in (30.5 x 22.9 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Kolkata
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Exhibition of Rabindra Nath Tagore, ed: Archana Roy, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata, 1983
The Master's Due, Sumit Mitra, India Today, New Delhi, March 31, 1986, p.143
Manifestations IX, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2013
Indian Portraits: The Face of a People, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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