Painting, Visual Artist
1882 – 1966
Who was Nandalal Bose?
Nandalal Bose was an Indian painter of the Bengal school of art. A pupil of Abanindranath Tagore, Bose was known for his "Indian style" of painting. He became the principal of Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan in 1922. 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.
Today, many critics consider his paintings among India's most important modern paintings. In 1976, the Archaeological Survey of India, Department of Culture, Govt. of India declared his works among the "nine artists" whose work, "not being antiquities", were to be henceforth considered "to be art treasures, having regard to their artistic and aesthetic value".
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- Dec 3, 1882
- Also known as
- Nandlal Bose
- Government College of Art & Craft
- Lived in
- West Bengal
- Apr 16, 1966
on July 23, 2013
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