Abanindranath Tagore

1871 - 1951

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Abanindranath Tagore (Bengali: অবনীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; 7 August 1871 – 5 December 1951) was the principal artist and creator of the "Indian Society of Oriental Art". He was also the first major exponent of Swadeshi values in Indian art. He founded the influential Bengal school of art, which led to the development of modern Indian painting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abanindranath Tagore has received more than 1,128,954 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Abanindranath Tagore is the 998th most popular painter (down from 936th in 2019), the 328th most popular biography from India (down from 305th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Indian Painter.

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Among painters, Abanindranath Tagore ranks 998 out of 2,023Before her are Anton Janša, Marco Basaiti, Caspar van Wittel, Walter Crane, Petr Brandl, and Mario Minniti. After her are Hans von Marées, Lee Krasner, Huang Tingjian, Anna Chromý, Adriaen van de Venne, and André Beauneveu.

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Among people born in 1871, Abanindranath Tagore ranks 66Before her are Erich von Tschermak, Ahatanhel Krymsky, Dame Gruev, Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Arthur Griffith, and Alajos Szokolyi. After her are Giuseppe Motta, George Washington, John Millington Synge, Wilhelm von Mirbach, Arthur Tansley, and Slavoljub Eduard Penkala. Among people deceased in 1951, Abanindranath Tagore ranks 76Before her are Erich Neumann, Ernest Bevin, Simon Kimbangu, Géza Maróczy, Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria, and Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia. After her are Warner Baxter, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Lippo Hertzka, Vasiliy Ulrikh, Riad Al Solh, and Gonzalo Queipo de Llano.

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In India

Among people born in India, Abanindranath Tagore ranks 328 out of 1,861Before her are Puneeth Rajkumar (1975), Bhāskara I (600), Bahubali (null), Girish Karnad (1938), Abbé Faria (1756), and Viswanathan Anand (1969). After her are Tatya Tope (1814), Rajnath Singh (1951), Birju Maharaj (1937), Lakshmi Sahgal (1914), Shashi Kapoor (1938), and Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700).

Among PAINTERS In India

Among painters born in India, Abanindranath Tagore ranks 2Before her are Raja Ravi Varma (1848). After her are M. F. Husain (1915), Jamini Roy (1887), and Basawan (1560).