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Postcard in landscape orientation with a cluster of the different artist seals Nandalal Bose used as his monogram printed in in red, brown and black. On the right is the imprint of Santiniketan.

Nandalal Bose 

Block design, Postcard to Ramesh Charan Basu Majumdar from Santiniketan

Collection: JBMRC

On a card bearing the Santiniketan imprint, Nandalal Bose appears to have experimented with printing a number of variations of his monogram. A common practice among artists of the Bengal School, the idea of using a seal bearing an artist’s stylized initials, may have been influenced by their interactions with Japanese artists. 

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