LIMESTONE, SANDSTONE, 184.0 X 44.0 CM; 193.3 X 51.4 CM. NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA – TAASA Review March 2014
to one of the NGAâ€™s most renowned and admired installations: its two Brancusi Bird in space sculptures.
The hand coloured photograph from around 1918 was probably taken by Gopinath Devare, photographer to the father of the sitters, Maharaja Tukoji Rao III of Indore (now part of Madhya Pradesh).
Yeshwant Rao Holkar (1908â€“1961) had a passion for international art and architecture and in 1930, while in his early 20s, commissioned a stylish modernist palace for himself known as Manik Bagh, Jewel Gardens...