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Paintings & drawings — 4

The Mother's

Drawings - Pondicherry

Agami Reddy

Drawing 88. Pen and ink

A diagram to explain to a child the meaning of Yoga

Drawing 143

Man is at the bottom, the Divine at the top. The wavy line is the path of the ordinary life, the straight line of Yoga

Lion

Drawing 95. Brush and ink

A Boyís Face

Drawing 82. Pencil | 15x10 cm

A Boyís Face

Drawing 83. Pencil | 15x10,5 cm

Unidentified

Drawing 50. Charcoal | 16x12,5 cm

Free Design

Drawing 137

Free Design

Drawing 140

Free Design

Drawing 139

Free Design

Drawing 142

Free Design

Drawing 141

Free Design

Drawing 138

Temple of Shiva

Drawing 118. Brush and ink | 22x9 cm

Study of a cat

Drawing 93. Pen and ink | 10,3x15 cm

Study of a cat

Drawing 91. Pen and ink | 13x11 cm

Study of a cat

Drawing 92b. Pen and ink | 13x11 cm

Study of a cat

Drawing 92c. Pen and ink | 5,5x5,5 cm

Study of three cats

Drawing 92a. Pen and ink | 12,7x11 cm

Study of a dog

Drawing 94. Pencil

Study of a Human Face

Drawing 115. Pencil | 18x11 cm

Vasudha Shah

Drawing 66. Pencil

Inscribed by the Mother in French (trans.: "It is your portrait when you laugh, your head on my knees")

Amrita (Aravamudachari)

1920

Drawing 30. Brush and ink

Barindra Kumar Ghose

1920

Drawing 42. Pencil | 21,5x14 cm

Younger brother of Sri Aurobindo

James H. Cousins

1920

Drawing 28. Brush and ink | 24,5x15,5 cm

Irish poet. The Mother first met James Cousins in Japan and later in Pondicherry in 1920

James H. Cousins

1920

Drawing 29. Brush and ink | 24,5x15,5 cm

Irish poet. The Mother first met James Cousins in Japan and later in Pondicherry in 1920

Moni (Suresh Chakravarti)

1920

Drawing 31. Brush and ink | 24,5x14,5 cm

Sketch for "An Apparition"

1920 - 1930

Drawing 96. Pen and ink | 19,5x 12,5 cm

Pavitra

1930

Drawing 39. Pencil

Variant. Retouched

Pavitra

1930

Drawing 41. Charcoal | 16,5x15 cm

Rene

1930

Drawing 81

Aga Syed Yakub of Hyderabad

Anilbaran Roy

1931

Drawing 45. Charcoal | 31x24 cm

Vasudha Shah

1931

Drawing 35. Brush and ink | 28,5x21 cm

Vasudha Shah

1931

Drawing 47. Charcoal | 31x23,5 cm

S. Doraiswami Aiyar

1931

Drawing 44. Charcoal | 48x39 cm

Nolini Kanta Gupta

1931

Drawing 43. Charcoal | 48x31 cm

Purushottam Patel

1931

Drawing 32. Brush and ink | 24x17,5 cm

Purushottam Patel

1931

Drawing 33. Brush and ink | 26x21 cm

Chandulal Shah

1931

Drawing 34. Brush and ink

Chandulal Shah

1931

Drawing 46. Charcoal | 48x31 cm

Chinmayi

1931

Drawing 69. Pencil | 15x11 cm

Pavitra

1932

Drawing 40. Charcoal | 22,5x12,5 cm

Motherís Hand

15 May 1933

Drawing 12. Pencil

Human Proportions

1933

Drawing 114. Pencil

Marked to show a student the seven "head" measures comprising the human body

Self-portrait

28 August 1934

Drawing 4. Pencil

Motherís Foot on Champaklalís head

2 February 1934

Drawing 13. Pencil

Self-portrait

1935

Drawing 2. Pencil | 29,5x21 cm

Detail

Kamala Amin

Circa 1935

Drawing 68. Pencil

Romen Palit

Circa 1935

Drawing 60. Pencil

Champaklal Purani

2 February 1935

Drawing 48. Pencil

Sri Aurobindo

1935

Drawing 1. Pencil | 15x10 cm

Motherís Eye

1935 - 1940

Drawing 11. Pencil

Stage Setting for a Play

1945

Drawing 136. Pencil | 14x22 cm

Cover Design for a Childrenís Magazine

1946

Drawing 134. Red ink

My Three Young Friends

1948

Drawing 84. Pencil | 9x21 cm

Chum, Bubu, Jhumur

Urmila Ravjibhai

1946

Drawing 90. Pen and ink

Self-portrait

11 July 1947

Drawing 8. Pen and ink

Ali Hyderi

11 June 1947

Drawing 61. Pen and ink | 25,5x19,5 cm

Son of Sir Akbar Hyderi, Hyderabad

Alice Hyderi

13 June 1947

Drawing 62. Pen and ink | 22,5x18,5 cm

French wife of Ali Hyderi

Ambu (Ambalal Desai)

24 June 1947

Drawing 59. Pencil | 18x14

A Village Woman

9 June 1947

Drawing 109. Pen and ink | 18x14 cm

Dyuman (Chunilal Patel)

19 June 1947

Drawing 57. Pen and ink | 13x9 cm

Pavitra

16 June 1947

Drawing 38. Pen and ink

Shanti Doshi

14 June 1947

Drawing 58. Pen and ink | 13x9 cm

Self-portrait

2 March 1948

Drawing 5. Pencil

Self-portrait

4 March 1948

Drawing 6. Pencil

Detail

Self-portrait

3 March 1948

Drawing 9. Pen and ink

Amiyo Ganguli

1 April 1949

Drawing 78. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Anima Ganguli

30 March 1949

Drawing 73. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Bina Bhattacharya

25 April 1949

Drawing 76. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Bratati Bhattacharya

27 March 1949

Drawing 72. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Vasudha Shah

25 March 1949

Drawing 67. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Violette Indra Sen

2 April 1949

Drawing 71. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Gauri Bhattacharya

4 April 1949

Drawing 74. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Debou Bhattacharya

29 March 1949

Drawing 77. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Pranab

22 March 1949

Drawing 51. Pencil

Pranab

13 April 1949

Drawing 53. Pencil

Priti Das Gupta

28 March 1949

Drawing 70. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Tara Jauhar

4 March 1949

Drawing 63. Pen and ink

Pranab

1950

Drawing 54. Pencil

Pranab

1951

Drawing 52. Pencil

Pranab

14 January 1951

Drawing 55. Pencil

Pranab

1951

Drawing 56. Pencil

Wilfy

20 September 1951

Drawing 80. Pencil | 9x20 cm

Wilfred Pinto

Chitra Jauhar

1953

Drawing 79. Pen and ink

Done in a class notebook

Ascent to the Truth

1956

Drawing 107. Pen and ink | 24x15 cm

Original version

Ascent to the Truth

1956

Drawing 106. Pen and ink | 24x15 cm

Drawn to illustrate the play of the same name

Diana Mathot

28 July 1956

Drawing 36. Brush and ink

Sketch for a Character in the Play "Ascent to the Truth"

1958

Drawing 110. Pencil | 29x21 cm.

Tarini Patil

1956

Drawing 87. Pen and ink

Eric Bass

1956

Drawing 37. Brush and ink | 39x27 cm.

American artist

Gauri Bhattacharya

29 June 1957

Drawing 75. Pencil

Image of Buddha

12 April 1957

Drawing 108

Champaklal Purani

23 December 1959

Drawing 49. Pencil | 22,5x16,5 cm

Urmila Pandya

1959

Drawing 89. Pen and ink

Design for a Book-cover

1966

Drawing 135. Pencil | 22,5x14,5 cm

This was used for the cover of a compilation of the writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, "On Love", prepared by Pavitra.

Outline of the Motherís feet

2 February 1947

Motherís handwritten text: To Champaklal with love and blessings

Goldy

1946

A sketch of mother and a child for Huta

28 February 1958

In Russian