Thank you Kalyan, that was awesome! Less than an hour to solve the puzzle,
Hooray for crowd-sourcing. You deserve a barnstar!

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Kalyan Sarkar <kalyan.sar...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Yes. It is Abanindranath Tagore.
>
> Please visit http://www.clicktobuyboi.in/catalog/product/view/id/9452/,
> which shows a book on him titled 'Agranthita Abanindranath' (Unpublished
> Abanindranath). The image in the front cover of the book shows the side
> view of a slightly younger Abanindranath. But one can easily make out that
> the image is of the same person as that of the image in the LIFE repository.
>
> Thanks and regards,
> Kalyan Sarkar
>
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> The LIFE repository of public domain images has this image on its Google
>> site
>>
>> http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=7cbc71f276cdecd4
>>
>> The caption is completely botched up by the Life data input guy
>> (presumably) - it cant be Rabindranath Tagore who sported a beard most of
>> his life. I suspect it is RT's famous painter nephew  Abanindranath Tagore
>> (teacher of famous Shantiniketan painter, Nandalal Bose)-
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abanindranath_Tagore
>>
>> Even this blog page says so :
>>
>>
>> http://www.oldindianphotos.in/2010/04/abanindranath-tagore-famous-artist-of.html
>>
>> What I'm looking from Bengali Wikipedians is to please help me confirm
>> this with some kind of proof. This image is p-d India and uploadable to
>> Commons since Abanindranath died in 1951 at age 80 and this image would be
>> around when he was around 60.
>>
>> Warm regards,
>>
>> Ashwin Baindur
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