India by Jaroslav Hněvkovský, on offer at Grosvenor Gallery.

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Since then, it has held a series of exhibitions dedicated to mid-20th century south Asian artists (particularly Francis Newton de Souza).

Its Asian Art in London Show, from Tantra to Tribal, looks at the influence of and interest in Tantric and tribal art on modern Indian art, through various media. There will also be a selection of works depicting India by European artists.

One of the highlights is this c.1920 oil on canvas, India, by Jaroslav Hněvkovský (1884-1956), a recently rediscovered work by the ‘Slavic Gauguin’. Hněvkovský travelled to India in 1909 and was met with various difficulties, both financial and social, before returning to Europe in 1913. After the First World War he staged an exhibition in London titled Paintings from the Jungle.

The exhibition at Grosvenor Gallery in its St James’s premises follows the firm’s show Gallery One and the Indian Avant Garde, 1953-1963, at Frieze Masters last week.