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Album

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1945 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sen, L. M. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linocuts on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.1-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Public access description

    This album contains 49 linocut prints of rural scenes. These include village landscapes and figure studies of women.

    Lalit Mohan Sen (1898-1954) was born in West Bengal. In 1912 he moved to Lucknow and in 1926 became a student at the Royal College of Art, London. In 1929 Sen was selected to decorate the Viceroy's House, (now Rashtrapati Bhavan) in New Delhi. Between 1931-32, he was appointed by the Indian Government to decorate the India House in London. The artist has worked in a variety of styles ranging from impressionistic to realistic pictorial languages.

  • Physical description

    This album contains 49 linocut prints of rural scenes. These include village landscapes and figure studies of women.

  • Marks and inscriptions

    'L. M. Sen 45'
    Signed and dated 'in bottom right hand side of each print.

  • Descriptive line

    Album, containing linocuts on paper, by L. M. Sen, India, ca. 1945

  • Collection code

    South & South East Asia Collection