20 March 2008
At the Ganges
Abanindranath Tagore (August 7, 1871- December 5, 1951)
Sensitively drawn with a woman carrying a paper boat with two diyas, wearing traditional dress and gold jewelry, having just descended down the ghat to make her offering in the Ganges, with tree branches above
Signed in Bengali (center bottom); inscribed on reverse, "To my Beloved Pupil Roop Krishna. Abanindra Nath Tagore, 15th Jan 1921."
Watercolor on paper
10½ x 6½ in. (26.7 x 16.5 cm.)
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For similar paintings, see Parimoo, The paintings of the Three Tagors, Baroda, 1973, p. 171, nos. 31, 47 and 68
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