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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    USD payement only Lot 6 Details

    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
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    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper board

    27 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $16,800
    Rs 10,41,600
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    Lot 66 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard

    12 x 8.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,808
    Rs 3,60,096
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 26 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on ply board

    15 x 28.5 in

    Winning bid
    $18,689
    Rs 11,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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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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