Nandlal Bose

Nandlal Bose was born in 1882 in Bihar. He studied at the Calcutta Government College of Art under Abanindranath Tagore between 1905-10. He taught at the Indian School of Oriental Art and was principal at Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan between 1922-51. Since 1911, Bose has exhibited in several national and international exhibitions such as at Crystal Palace, England (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), Athenee Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland (1928), Lucknow and Haripura Session of the Indian National Congress (1937, 1954). Bose retrospectives were held at Calcutta in 1954 and at the Centenary Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi (1982). Nandlal Bose died in 1966 

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Nandlal Bose
The passing away of ishwarpuri
in Chaitanya's arms
Watercolor on paper
12" x 10"

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Nandlal Bose
Ishwarpuri initiating Chaitanya
into the teachings of Sect
Watercolor on paper
13" x 8"