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Santal Maiden
Title Santal Maiden
Accession Number ngma-00185---
Museum Name National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
Object Type Print
Main Material Etching Print
Main Artist Mukul Dey
Artist's Nationality Indian
Country India
Dimensions 9.8x14cm
Brief Description Mukul Chandra Dey was a pioneering artist of dry point etching in India. His work depicts subjects of Indian life and legends from a common manĂ¢??s viewpoint.  In his work we see the reflection of the river scenes of Bengal, the baul singers, the bazaars of Calcutta, the life of Santhal villages in Birbhum, etc.  He is also remembered for his portraits of the rich and the famous like those of the Tagores, Albert Einstein, M.K. Gandhi, the Tatas, and others.  This etching print shows a young woman of the Santhal tribe.