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NANDALAL BOSE (1882-1966)
"For he [Nandalal] is a creative artist and I am none. God has given me the sense of art but not the organs to give it concrete shape. He blessed Sjt. Nandalal Bose with both." - Mohandas K. Gandhi (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi, New Delhi, 1976, vol. 64, p. 171)
NANDALAL BOSE (1882-1966)

Flute Player

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NANDALAL BOSE (1882-1966)
Flute Player
signed in Bengali and bearing personal seal of the artist (center right); further bearing artist label 'ORIGINAL PAINTING OF NANDALAL BOSE SANTINIKETAN, BIRBHUM WEST BENGAL, INDIA 1937 FLUTE-PLAYER' (on the reverse)
tempera on paper
24¾ x 23¾ in. (62.9 x 60.3 cm.)
Executed in 1937; Commissioned by Mohandas K. Gandhi for the Indian National Congress Party meeting 1938, Haripura
Provenance
Formerly from the collection of the artist
Thence by descent
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