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The Cow
Title The Cow
Museum Name Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
Gallery Name NA
Object Type Painting
Main Material
Medium Pencil Sketch
Main Artist Nandalal Bose (1882-1966)
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Nandalal Bose was a noted Indian painter of Bengal school of art. A foremost pupil of Abanindranath Tagore, a pioneer of the school, he started with "Indian style" of painting, before shaping an alternative style at the Kala Bhavan, the School of Art at Rabindranath Tagore's university at Shantiniketan, Visva Bharati. He was influenced by the Tagore family and the murals of Ajanta, his classic works include paintings of scenes from Indian mythologies, women, and village life.
Provenance Sri Kamal Kumar Jalan, 5/4, Rabindra Sarani, Calcutta - 700009
School Bengal School of Art
Dimensions 26.6x25cm
Brief Description Signed Nanda in Bengali at the right corner. Bose was known for his "Indian style" of painting. He became the Principal of Kala Bhavan.