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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 1 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cane weaving pasted on handmade paper

    22.7 x 11.6 in

    Winning bid
    $12,001
    Rs 8,16,082
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 2 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    23.8 x 25.3 in





    Lot 41 Details

    Evening Sale | Live, New Delhi
    08 September 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Mother ...

    Gouache on paper pasted on board

    11.2 x 5.4 in

    Winning bid
    $10,909
    Rs 7,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 55 Details

    Evening Sale | Live, New Delhi
    08 September 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cloth pasted on board

    32.5 x 17.9 in

    Winning bid
    $23,636
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 13 works

    Lot 1 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on card paper

    18 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,878
    Rs 3,21,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Jamini Roy

    Bastra Haran and ...

    Tempera on paper

    21.8 x 15.4 in

    Winning bid
    $6,678
    Rs 4,40,760
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on board pasted on mount board

    16 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $9,164
    Rs 6,04,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    11 x 16.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,010
    Rs 6,40,624
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 415 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Christ and his...

    Tempera on paper

    25 x 14.5 in






    Lot 416 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Offering

    Tempera on paper

    9 x 6 in






    Lot 417 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 10 in






    Lot 418 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Gopini

    Gouache on paper

    33 x 18 in









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