Jamini Roy

Born in 1887 in a small village in Beliatore, Bankura district, West Bengal, Jamini Roy joined the Government School of Art, Kolkata in 1903. He began his career by painting in the Post-Impressionist genre of landscapes and portraits, very much in keeping with his training in a British academic system. Yet, by 1925, Roy had begun experimenting along the lines of popular bazaar paintings sold outside the Kalighat temple in Kolkata. By the early...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1967 Awarded honorary D. Litt., Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
  • 1956 Elected Fellow, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1955 Awarded Padma Bhushan, Government of India
  • 1935 Awarded Viceroys Gold Medal for ‘Mother Helping the Child to Cross the Pool’.
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    Lot 1 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on boxboard

    9 x 12.5 in

    $8,065-11,295
    Rs 5,00,000- 7,00,000




    Lot 61 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on boxboard

    26.5 x 13 in

    $11,295-14,520
    Rs 7,00,000- 9,00,000




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    Lot 5 Details

    The Discerning Eye: Bangalore Live Auction
    Apr 15, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    19 x 23 in

    Winning bid
    $23,607
    Rs 14,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 6 Details

    The Discerning Eye: Bangalore Live Auction
    Apr 15, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

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    Winning bid
    $3,148
    Rs 1,92,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 41 Details

    The Discerning Eye: Bangalore Live Auction
    Apr 15, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on box board

    13 x 19 in

    Winning bid
    $19,672
    Rs 12,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    12 x 17 in

    Winning bid
    $12,000
    Rs 7,44,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 415 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Christ and his...

    Tempera on paper

    25 x 14.5 in






    Lot 416 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Offering

    Tempera on paper

    9 x 6 in






    Lot 417 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 10 in






    Lot 418 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Gopini

    Gouache on paper

    33 x 18 in









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