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Tagore, Rabindranath

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00179069
Tagore, Rabindranath

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Indian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 May 1861, in Calcutta (now Kolkata); died 7 August 1941, in Calcutta.

Watercolourist, painter, draughtsman, pastellist, printmaker, musician, poet, writer. Allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, flowers, landscapes, animals.

Rabindranath Tagore, known best in the West for his poetry and the essays for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, was intellectually very close to Mohandas Gandhi....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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