Sir Rabindranath Tagore

1 portrait

Sir Rabindranath Tagore, by Sir William Rothenstein, 1930 - NPG 6697 - © estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London

© estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Rabindranath Tagore

by Sir William Rothenstein
sanguine and black and white chalk, 1930
17 7/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (455 mm x 276 mm) uneven
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 2005
Primary Collection
NPG 6697


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  • Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945), Artist and teacher of art. Artist associated with 219 portraits, Sitter in 24 portraits.

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Tagore met Rothenstein in Kolkata in 1911 and they remained close friends and correspondents. Rothenstein was instrumental in the publication of Tagore's work in Britain.

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