Who was the pioneer of the Bengal School of Art ?

(1) Nandalal Bose
(2) B.C. Sanyal
(3) Jamini Roy
(4) Abanindranath Tagore

Correct Answer : (4) Abanindranath Tagore was the founder and was the pioneer of the Bengal School of Art.

Explanation :

Abanindranath Tagore was the principal artist and creator of ‘Indian Society of Oriental Art’ and the first major exponent of swadeshi values in Indian art, thereby founding the influential Bengal school of art, which led to the development of modern Indian painting.

Tagore sought to modernise Moghul and Rajput styles in order to counter the influence of Western models of art and developed the Indian style of painting, later known as Bengal school of art which was an influential art movement and a style of Indian painting that originated in Bengal, primarily Kolkata and Shantiniketan.

FAQ’s related to ‘Bengal School of Art’:

Who was the first principal of Bengal Art?

Abanindranath Tagore was the principal artist and founder of Bengal school of art, which led to the development of modern Indian painting.

Who played an important role in Bengal School of Art?

Abanindranath Tagore played the important role in the emergence of the Bengal Art as he sought to modernise Moghul and Rajput styles in order to counter the influence of Western models of art

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