Mukul Chandra Dey  was one of five children of Purnashashi Devi and Kula Chandra Dey. He was a student of Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan and is considered as a pioneer of drypoint-etching in India. The entire family of Mukul Dey had artistic talents, the brother Manishi Dey  was a well-known painter, and his two sisters, Annapura and Rani, were accomplished in arts and crafts as well. Mukul Dey was the first Indian artist to travel abroad for the purpose of studying printmaking as an art.

LOT #1
MUKUL DEY (1895 - 1989)
Rabindranath Tagore - Self Portrait
Dry point etching
Signed bottom right
17 x 14 cm
INR 1,00,000 - 1,50,000


LOT #2
MUKUL DEY (1895 - 1989)
On the Ganges
Signed bottom right
12 X 17 cm
INR 40,000 - 60,000.