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NANDALAL BOSE | Untitled (Preparatory sketch of Charles Freer Andrews)

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Description

  • Nandalal Bose
  • Untitled (Preparatory sketch of Charles Freer Andrews)
  • Pencil on paper
  • 8 ½ x 4 ½ in. (21.5 x 11.4 cm.)

Provenance

Private Collection
Acquired from the above in 1971 

Exhibited

Toronto, University of Toronto, Life & Times of Rabindranath Tagore, 11 - 22 November 2005

Catalogue Note

This is the preparatory sketch of Charles Freer Andrews in a prayer position by Nandalal Bose. The final sketch is in the collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Andrews (1871 - 1940) was a Christian missionary, educator and social reformer in India, where he became a close friend of both Mahatma Gandhi and poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore. He lived in India from 1904 until his demise in 1940.
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