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surname of two Indian painters and graphic artists, leading figures in the Bengali Renaissance; nephews of R. Tagore.
Abanindranath Tagore. Born Aug. 7, 1871, in Calcutta; died there Dec. 5, 1951.
A. Tagore was influenced by Persian and Indian miniature art as well as by Japanese painting. His historical, genre, and mythological compositions—mainly watercolors and gouaches—are done in exquisitely decorative colors.
Gaganendranath Tagore. Born 1867 in Calcutta; died 1938.
Initially a follower of his brother Abanindranath, G. Tagore in his mature period was influenced by impressionism and cubism.
REFERENCESChandra, R. G. Abanindranath Tagore. Calcutta .
Gaganendranath Tagore. Calcutta, 1957.