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RAY, Satyajit (1921 - 1992), Draughtsman, pastellist, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RAY, Satyajit (1921 - 1992), Draughtsman, pastellist, watercolourist

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Indian, 20th century, male.

Born 2 May 1921, in Calcutta (now Kolkata); died 23 April, 1992, in Calcutta.

Draughtsman, pastellist, watercolourist.

Satyajit Ray, an important film-maker who achieved recognition in this field, was also an artist. He trained at the Fine Arts School in Shantiniketan, Bengal. In 1995, an exhibition of his drawings, pastels and watercolours inspired by the world of cinema was held at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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