Abanindranath Tagore

Abanindranath Tagore was born in 1871 in Calcutta. During the 1880s he studied under Olinto Gilhardi and Charles Palmer. Pursuing his increasing interest in Japanese painting, he trained under Yokoyama Taikan who tutored him on Japanese brushwork. Tagore taught at the Calcutta Government College of Art between 1905-15, In 1907, Tagore established the Indian School of Oriental Art and founded The Bengal School that was responsible in pioneering the Bengal Revivalist movement. He exhibited at the Calcutta Government College of Art exhibition (1900), Indian School of Oriental Art, Calcutta (1908), Crystal Palace, London (1911), the 22nd exhibition of the Societe des Peintres Orientalistes Francais, Grand Palais, Paris travelling to Belgium, The Netherlands & imperial Institute, England (1914), Travelling Exhibition organized by the Indian School of Oriental Art and the American Federation of Art (1924), Athene Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland (1928). 

Abanindranath Tagore died in 1951. 

 

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Abanindranath Tagore
My Mother
Water Color and Wash
12.7 x 20.3 cm

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Abanindranath Tagore
Radhika
Watercolor and wash
14 x 21 cm