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The world's largest democracy has a rich and diverse culture. Now, it is also achieving more rapid economic growth India's vast territory can be divided into three main regions ...

Pal, Purnenda

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...Purnenda Indian , 20th century, female. Born in India. Draughtswoman...

Phani Bhusan

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...Bhusan Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Graphic designer . This artist worked in India...

Manda Lal Bose

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...Lal Bose Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Graphic designer . Manda Lal Bose was a student of Rabindranath Tagore and worked in India...

Manmatha Kumar Das

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...Kumar Das Indian , 20th century, male. Born on the Indian subcontinent. Graphic designer . Manmatha Kumar Das worked in India...

Sengupta, Dwijen

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...Dwijen Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Draughtsman . Dwijen Sengupta worked mainly in the area of graphic...

Woodman, John

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Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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...John British , 19th century, male. Active in London during the first half of the 19th century. Engraver (burin) . John Woodman engraved landscapes and the architecture of India...

Carey-Morgan, Dorothy

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...Dorothy British , 20th century, female. Active in London. Born in Calcutta, India. Engraver (etching) . Dorothy Carey-Morgan exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1922...

Solomon, William Ewart Gladstone

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...William Ewart Gladstone British , 20th century, male. Born 1880 , in Sea Point, near Capetown. Painter , illustrator . Figures, portraits. William Solomon trained in London. He produced illustrations for books about India, and was also a writer on...

Menon, Anjolie Ela

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...Anjolie Ela Indian , 20th century, female. Born 1940 , in India, to American and Bengali parents. Painter . Figures. Murals, furniture. After training in India, in Bombay (now Mumbai) and New Delhi, Anjolie Ela Menon studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1961 to 1962 . She lives and works in New Dehli Menon's painting is a typical manifestation of the cultural melting pot which India turned into in the liberalised context of late 20th century. Essentially a figure painter, Menon endows her figures with fantastical qualities or symbolism...

Nadir Al-Zaman

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...by his nickname, which means ‘wonder of the age’. His work marks the starting-point of an artindigenous to India, freed from Persian influences and inspired by the frescoes and paintings adorning India's caves and temples. One of his miniatures, Portrait of Jahangir Holding his Father's Portrait in his Hands , is in the Louvre. Jahangir was one of the princes of India in the Mughal period ( 1525–1658 ); from Delhi, he ruled over Mughal India from 1605 to 1627 , succeeding his father Akbar ( 1543–1605 ). Bibliography Losty, J.P. : ‘Abu'l Hasan’ in ...

HASHIMI, Zarina

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...HASHIMI, Zarina Indian , 20th century, male. Born 1937 , in Aligarh in North India. Engraver . Work by Hashimi was shown at the print Biennale in Tokyo in 1970 . He lives and works in NewYork....

Badri, D.

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...D. Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Painter , draughtsman , watercolourist . Work by Badri was shown at the international exhibition organized by UNESCO at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, in 1946...

Chakravorty, Ramendra Nath

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...Chakravorty, Ramendra Nath Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Painter . Landscapes. Work by Ramendra Chakravorty was shown at the international exhibition organized by UNESCO at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris ( 1946 )....

Shimomura, Ryonosuke

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...Ryonosuke Japanese , 20th century, male. Born 1923 , in Osaka; died 1998 . Painter . Shimomura Ryonosuke studied at the Kyoto art academy. In 1949 he founded the Real Pan Art Society. In about 1960 he travelled to Europe and India...

Roy, Jyotirindra

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...Jyotirindra Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Painter . Jyotirindra Roy's painting The Mother was shown at the international exhibition organized by the United Nations at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, in 1946 ....

Chakravorty, Khagen

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...Chakravorty, Khagen Indian , 20th century, male. Born in India. Painter , engraver . Chakravorty's work was shown at the international exhibition organized by UNESCO at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris ( 1946 ). His style is modern and Western....

Pushpamala N.

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...Series, from the Project ‘Native Women of South India: Manners and Customs’ ( 2000–2004 , sepia-toned silver gelatin prints on archival paper, 9 × 12 ins/22.9 × 30.5 cm) GBP 12,500 Bibliography Pushpamala N. / Arni, Claire : Native Women of South India: Manners and Customs (2000–2004) , Bose Pacia, New York, 2005. Seid, Betty : New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India , Mapin, Ahmedabad, India, 2007. Gadihoke, Sabeena / Gupta, Sunil : Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh , Whitechapel Gallery,...

Manandhar, Kiran

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.... Manandhar studied painting from 1969 to 1973 with Chandra Man Singh Maskey and R. N. Joshi in Katmandhu. In 1973 he attended courses at the contemporary art academy in Benares, India. In 1989 he returned to Benares, where he opened a gallery displaying work by other contemporary painters. His work has been shown in many collective exhibitions in Nepal, India, the former USSR, England, Japan and France. He has also had solo exhibitions since 1973 in...

Kipling, John Lockwood

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...John Lockwood British , 19th – 20th century, male. Active in India. Born 1837 ; died 1911 . Illustrator , sculptor , designer . John Lockwood Kipling was a British artist and a scholar. He moved to India with his wife Alice in 1865 , where his first son Rudyard Kipling was born. In India Kipling taught architectural sculpture at the Jejeebhoy School of Art and Industry, and was curator of the Lahore Museum. Aspects of his character are known through the work of his son Rudyard, the famous writer, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 ....

Bellew, Frank Henry Temple

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...Frank Henry Temple British , 19th century, male. Active in the USA. Born 18 April 1828 , in Kanpur, India; died 29 June 1888 , in New York. Illustrator , cartoonist . Frank Henry Temple Bellew was the son of a British officer based in India. He grew up in India, England and France, and moved to New York in 1850 . He worked for several American reviews, including Puck , Harper’s Weekly , Harper’s Monthly , Scribner’s Monthly and the Illustrated American News . He produced notably a cartoon series for Harper’s Weekly regarding the ‘Chinese...

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