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RABINDRANATH TAGORE (1861-1941)
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RABINDRANATH TAGORE (1861-1941)

Untitled (Dragon)

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RABINDRANATH TAGORE (1861-1941)
Untitled (Dragon)
signed 'Rabindranath Tagore' (lower right)
watercolour on paper
8 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (20.7 x 29.5 cm.)
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Simon Borret who served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, acquired whilst stationed in India in the mid-1940s
Bonhams, London, July 2009 (private sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
A. Sen, Akarer Mahajatra: Rabindra Chitralekha, Kolkata, 2010 (illustrated, unpaginated)
Rabindranath Tagore's Influence on Modern Indian Art, exhibition catalogue, London, 2011 (illustrated, unpaginated)
Frontiers Reimagined, exhibition catalogue, Marsilio, 2015, p. 118 (illustrated)

Exhibited
London, Aicon Gallery, The Emergence of Indian Modern Art, 13 January - 19 February, 2011
London, Nehru Centre, Rabindranath Tagore's Influence on Modern Indian Art, October 2011
Venice, Museo di Palazzo Grimani, Frontiers Reimagined, 4 May - 22 November, 2015

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