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My Love of My Country is as Big as I am; By the Sweat of My Brow I Tried to be Mistaken for a Shahel but Still That Man Calls Me Baboo, ca. 1917
Pen and ink on paper
14 3/5 × 10 in
37.1 × 25.4 cm
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These works are preparetory drawings for a lithograph portfolio of fifteen satirical prints by …

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These works are preparetory drawings for a lithograph portfolio of fifteen satirical prints by Gaganendranath Tagore printed by Vichitra Press, Calcutta 1917.

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Inscribed in Bengali (upper center); further inscribed 'My love of my country is as big as I am' (lower left); signed 'G. Tagore' (lower left); inscribed in Bengali and further inscribed 'By the sweat of my brow I tried to be mistaken for a Shahel but still that man calls me Baboo' (lower left)
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About the work
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Christie's South Asian + Chinese
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These works are preparetory drawings for a lithograph portfolio of fifteen satirical prints by …

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These works are preparetory drawings for a lithograph portfolio of fifteen satirical prints by Gaganendranath Tagore printed by Vichitra Press, Calcutta 1917.

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Signature
Inscribed in Bengali (upper center); further inscribed 'My love of my country is as big as I am' (lower left); signed 'G. Tagore' (lower left); inscribed in Bengali and further inscribed 'By the sweat of my brow I tried to be mistaken for a Shahel but still that man calls me Baboo' (lower left)
My Love of My Country is as Big as I am; By the Sweat of My Brow I Tried to be Mistaken for a Shahel but Still That Man Calls Me Baboo, ca. 1917
Pen and ink on paper
14 3/5 × 10 in
37.1 × 25.4 cm