Rare Rabindranath Tagore paintings sold in the UK





A collection of rare paintings by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore has sold for more than £1.5m ($2.2m) at an auction in Britain.

So far the buyers of the pictures - certain to attract huge interest in India - have not been identified.

Tagore, often referred to as Bengal's Shakespeare, is the only Indian to win the Nobel literature prize.

He wrote poems and short stories and composed both the Indian and Bangladeshi national anthems. He died in 1941....


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