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Paintings & drawings — 10

The Mother's

Drawings - Index

Sri Aurobindo

1935

Drawing 1. Pencil | 15x10 cm

Self-portrait

1935

Drawing 2. Pencil | 29,5x21 cm

Detail

Self-portrait

28 August 1934

Drawing 4. Pencil

Self-portrait

2 March 1948

Drawing 5. Pencil

Self-portrait

4 March 1948

Drawing 6. Pencil

Detail

Self-portrait

11 July 1947

Drawing 8. Pen and ink

Self-portrait

3 March 1948

Drawing 9. Pen and ink

Self-portrait

1918 - 1920

Drawing 10. Ink and wash | 21x16,6 cm

Motherís Eye

1935 - 1940

Drawing 11. Pencil

Motherís Hand

15 May 1933

Drawing 12. Pencil

Motherís Foot on Champaklalís head

2 February 1934

Drawing 13. Pencil

Mirra Ismalun

1905

Drawing 14. Pencil | 15x10 cm

The Motherís maternal grand≠mother

Max Theon

Circa 1908

Drawing 15. Pencil | 29x19,5 cm

Rabindranath Tagore

1918

Drawing 16. Pencil | 11,3x10 cm

The Mother met Tagore in Japan in 1916 and 1919

Rabindranath Tagore

1918

Drawing 17. Brush and ink | 18x10 cm

This drawing seems to have been rendered in Brush and ink from the first pencil sketch done on 11 June, 1916

Rabindranath Tagore

1918

Drawing 18. Brush and ink | 18x10 cm

This drawing seems to have been rendered in Brush and ink from the first pencil sketch done on 11 June, 1916

Poet Hayashi

1916 - 1920

Drawing 19. Brush and ink | 25x17cm

Japanese poet and artist

Poet Hayashi

1916 - 1920

Drawing 20. Brush and ink | 25x17cm

Japanese poet and artist

Daughter of the Prime Minister of China

1916 - 1920

Drawing 21. Brush and ink | 25x18cm

Daughter of the Prime Minister of China

1916 - 1920

Drawing 22. Brush and ink | 25x18cm

Nobuko Kobayashi

1917 - 1918

Drawing 23. Brush and ink | 25x17 cm

Motherís friend in Kyoto, whose husband was a leader of the "still-sitting" movement

Japanese woman

1916 - 1920

Drawing 24. Pencil | 21,5x19 cm

Paul Richard

1918

Drawing 25. Brush and ink

This portrait was drawn by the Mother in the Visitorsí Book at Daiunji Temple

The Captain of a Japanese Ship

1919

Drawing 26. Brush and ink | 19x25,5 cm

The Captain of a Japanese Ship

1919

Drawing 27. Brush and ink | 19x25,5 cm

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

Amrita (Aravamudachari)

1920

Drawing 30. Brush and ink

Moni (Suresh Chakravarti)

1920

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

Vasudha Shah

1931

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

Diana Mathot

28 July 1956

Drawing 36. Brush and ink

Eric Bass

1956

Drawing 37. Brush and ink | 39x27 cm.

American artist

Pavitra

16 June 1947

Drawing 38. Pen and ink

Pavitra

1930

Drawing 39. Pencil

Variant. Retouched

Pavitra

1932

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

Pavitra

1930

Drawing 41. Charcoal | 16,5x15 cm

Barindra Kumar Ghose

1920

Drawing 42. Pencil | 21,5x14 cm

Younger brother of Sri Aurobindo

Nolini Kanta Gupta

1931

Drawing 43. Charcoal | 48x31 cm

S. Doraiswami Aiyar

1931

Drawing 44. Charcoal | 48x39 cm

Anilbaran Roy

1931

Drawing 45. Charcoal | 31x24 cm

Chandulal Shah

1931

Drawing 46. Charcoal | 48x31 cm

Vasudha Shah

1931

Drawing 47. Charcoal | 31x23,5 cm

Champaklal Purani

2 February 1935

Drawing 48. Pencil

Champaklal Purani

23 December 1959

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

Unidentified

Drawing 50. Charcoal | 16x12,5 cm

Pranab

22 March 1949

Drawing 51. Pencil

Pranab

1951

Drawing 52. Pencil

Pranab

13 April 1949

Drawing 53. Pencil

Pranab

1950

Drawing 54. Pencil

Pranab

14 January 1951

Drawing 55. Pencil

Pranab

1951

Drawing 56. Pencil

Dyuman (Chunilal Patel)

19 June 1947

Drawing 57. Pen and ink | 13x9 cm

Shanti Doshi

14 June 1947

Drawing 58. Pen and ink | 13x9 cm

Ambu (Ambalal Desai)

24 June 1947

Drawing 59. Pencil | 18x14

Romen Palit

Circa 1935

Drawing 60. Pencil

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

Tara Jauhar

4 March 1949

Drawing 63. Pen and ink

Datta

3 May 1919

Drawing 64. Pencil | 25,5x20,5 cm

Miss Dorothy Hodgson, who was with the Mother in Japan and accompanied her to Pondicherry in 1920

A Lady with a Hat

1919

Drawing 65. Pencil | 20,5x17 cm

Miss Dorothy Hodgson, who was with the Mother in Japan and accompanied her to Pondicherry in 1920

Vasudha Shah

Drawing 66. Pencil

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

Vasudha Shah

25 March 1949

Drawing 67. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Kamala Amin

Circa 1935

Drawing 68. Pencil

Chinmayi

1931

Drawing 69. Pencil | 15x11 cm

Priti Das Gupta

28 March 1949

Drawing 70. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Violette Indra Sen

2 April 1949

Drawing 71. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Bratati Bhattacharya

27 March 1949

Drawing 72. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Anima Ganguli

30 March 1949

Drawing 73. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Gauri Bhattacharya

4 April 1949

Drawing 74. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Gauri Bhattacharya

29 June 1957

Drawing 75. Pencil

Bina Bhattacharya

25 April 1949

Drawing 76. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Debou Bhattacharya

29 March 1949

Drawing 77. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Amiyo Ganguli

1 April 1949

Drawing 78. Pencil | 20x14 cm

Chitra Jauhar

1953

Drawing 79. Pen and ink

Done in a class notebook

Wilfy

20 September 1951

Drawing 80. Pencil | 9x20 cm

Wilfred Pinto

Rene

1930

Drawing 81

Aga Syed Yakub of Hyderabad

A Boyís Face

Drawing 82. Pencil | 15x10 cm

A Boyís Face

Drawing 83. Pencil | 15x10,5 cm

My Three Young Friends

1948

Drawing 84. Pencil | 9x21 cm

Chum, Bubu, Jhumur

A Girl with a Bow

1916 - 1920

Drawing 85. Pencil | 25x17 cm

Two figures

Drawing 86. Pencil | 12x6,4 cm

Tarini Patil

1956

Drawing 87. Pen and ink

Agami Reddy

Drawing 88. Pen and ink

Urmila Pandya

1959

Drawing 89. Pen and ink

Urmila Ravjibhai

1946

Drawing 90. Pen and ink

Study of a cat

Drawing 91. Pen and ink | 13x11 cm

Study of three cats

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

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

Study of a dog

Drawing 94. Pencil

Lion

Drawing 95. Brush and ink

Sketch for "An Apparition"

1920 - 1930

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

A Figure on the Crest of a Wave

Drawing 97. Pencil | 14x22,5 cm

This drawing has an occult origin

A Fort on the Sea

Drawing 98. Pencil | 16x25 cm

This drawing has an occult origin

A Figure on a Mushroomlike Formation

Drawing 99. Pencil | 18x21 cm

This drawing has an occult origin

Two figures and a lion

Drawing 100. Pencil | 12 x 6.5 cm

Two Faces in a Pattern

Drawing 101. Pencil | 12x6,5 cm

Detail

Detail

A Figure with Two Symbols

Drawing 104. Pencil | 22,5x14 cm

Two Symbols

Drawing 105. Pencil

The Mother has given explanations of these sketches in French (trans: "A crown with wings on a square of light. The wings, the crown and the arrow in white light above the square of white light surrounded by prismatic colours" and "The star of white light radiating very luminous rays of all colours, the oval less brilliant, also radiating rays and changing colours so as to have them all alternately").

Ascent to the Truth

1956

Drawing 106. Pen and ink | 24x15 cm

Drawn to illustrate the play of the same name

Ascent to the Truth

1956

Drawing 107. Pen and ink | 24x15 cm

Original version

Image of Buddha

12 April 1957

Drawing 108

A Village Woman

9 June 1947

Drawing 109. Pen and ink | 18x14 cm

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

1958

Drawing 110. Pencil | 29x21 cm.

Sketch of a Group

Drawing 111. Pencil | 7,5x11 cm

Sketch for the Painting "A Vision"

Circa 1903 - Circa 1908

Drawing 112. Pencil | 6,5x8 cm

Study of a Womanís Figure

Drawing 113. Pencil | 22x14 cm

Human Proportions

1933

Drawing 114. Pencil

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

Study of a Human Face

Drawing 115. Pencil | 18x11 cm

Study of a Tree

Drawing 116. Brush and ink on Japanese paper | 25x17,5 cm

Study of a Flower

Drawing 117. Brush and ink | 18x12 cm

Temple of Shiva

Drawing 118. Brush and ink | 22x9 cm

Mountain and Clouds

Drawing 119. Brush and ink | 12x14 cm

Man with a Newspaper

Drawing 120. Pencil | 17,7x11 cm

An Officer

Drawing 121. Pencil | 17,5x11 cm

A Woman in a Chair

Drawing 122. Pencil | 16x11 cm

A Man in a Chair

Drawing 123. Pencil | 15x11 cm

Sketch of a Woman

Drawing 124. Pencil | 17,5x11 cm

Perhaps to show the design of the dress

A Womanís Torso

Drawing 125. Pencil | 16x10 cm

Horse and its Trainer

Drawing 126. Pencil | 5,2x14 cm

Landscape with Two Figures

Drawing 127. Pencil | 14x22,5 cm

Landscape

Drawing 128. Pencil | 17,3x22 cm

Bridge

1907

Drawing 129. Pencil | 14x22,5 cm

Pine Trees with Snow

1907

Drawing 130. Pencil | 14x22,5 cm

Sketch of Daiunji Temple

1918

Drawing 131. Pencil | 34x25 cm

Sketch of Daiunji Temple

1918

Drawing 132. Pencil | 34x25 cm

Two Japanese Figures

1916 - 1920

Drawing 133. Pencil | 11x6,6 cm

Cover Design for a Childrenís Magazine

1946

Drawing 134. Red 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.

Stage Setting for a Play

1945

Drawing 136. Pencil | 14x22 cm

Free Design

Drawing 137

Free Design

Drawing 138

Free Design

Drawing 139

Free Design

Drawing 140

Free Design

Drawing 141

Free Design

Drawing 142

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

Outline of the Motherís feet

2 February 1947

Motherís handwritten text: To Champaklal with love and blessings

Goldy

1946

In Russian