Bose, Atul

Bose, Atul

 

Born Feb. 22, 1898, in Mymensingh, East Bengal. Indian painter and graphic artist.

Bose studied at the State College of Arts and Crafts in Calcutta (1916–18), of which he later became director, and at the school of the Royal Academy of Arts in London (1924–26). He was one of the founders of the National Academy of Art. His work reflects the experience of European realistic painting. He works in oils, watercolors, and pastels. He paints psychological portraits (R. Tagore, 1952, The Hermitage, Leningrad) and genre pictures (Boatman, 1936; Comrades, 1937), and has done a series of drawings on famine in Bengal (1943).

REFERENCE

Rao Ramachandra, P. R. Modern Indian Painting. Madras, 1953.
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