Admirer of Paul Raj Paintings

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Paul was born in Kodaikanal on 22 September 1914 and died on 2 October 1979. G D Arulraj was born in 1925 and died in June 1972 while visiting India. Arul worked at Laguna Beach in the 60's and 1970's. G D Thyagaraj might have been born in 1922 and I am told that he probably died sometime before 1981. He moved to northern India as a young man. I lived in India as a child and spent a lot of time in Calcutta. My mother purchased several paintings directly from Paul Raj while living in Madras and this got me interested in his works. I then discovered he had two brothers Arul Raj and Thyaga Raj who were both fantastic artists. I could not find much information on the internet so decided to set up my own blog. Subsequently a Facebook tribute site has also been created to the memory of the three brothers. Contact me at:

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Lal Mabon Ghose - Boatman - 1912

This is a painting my Lal Mabon Ghose showing a boatman, his signature is shown in full.  In the past his paintings have only shown his initials.
The painting is in colour and others I have seen are in black and white.  The painting is also dated as 1912.  Can anyone confirm where he was from?  Would it be Bengal or some other place?

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