Lot 6
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ASIT KUMAR HALDAR | Untitled

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 USD
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Description

  • Asit Kumar Haldar
  • Untitled
  • Signed and dated in Bengali lower left
  • Pencil on paper
  • 7 ⅝ x 5 ¼ in. (19.3 x 13.3 cm.)
  • Executed in 1923

Provenance

Private Collection, Calcutta
Acquired from the above in the late 1970s 

Catalogue Note

Grand-nephew of Rabindranath Tagore, Asit Kumar Haldar was one of the major artists of the Bengal renaissance. From 1909 to 1911 he was in the Ajanta caves documenting the paintings and frescoes with Nandalal Bose. Haldar was the first Indian to be appointed as the principal of a Government Art School, Kala Bhavan, followed by the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Lucknow.
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