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 20 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    Feb 24, 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on board

    15.7 x 19.7 in

    $17,650-22,060
    Rs 12,00,000- 15,00,000

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    Lot 21 Details

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    Feb 24, 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Three...

    Gouache on card paper

    13.1 x 19.2 in

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    Rs 10,00,000- 15,00,000

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    Lot 21 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Sita,...

    Tempera on handmade paper

    13 x 20 in

    Winning bid
    $16,615
    Rs 10,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 22 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Lady...

    Gouache on cardboard

    13 x 17.5 in

    Winning bid
    $48,000
    Rs 31,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 5 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    Jun 10-11, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Self...

    Gouache and tempera on cardboard

    13.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $14,040
    Rs 8,84,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 6 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    Jun 10-11, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    22 x 28 in





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    Showing 4 of 11 works

    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
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    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)




    Lot 2 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    5 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $1,609
    Rs 1,02,960
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    Lot 24 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    4.5 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $881
    Rs 56,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 415 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Christ and his...

    Tempera on paper

    25 x 14.5 in






    Lot 416 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Offering

    Tempera on paper

    9 x 6 in






    Lot 417 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 10 in






    Lot 418 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Gopini

    Gouache on paper

    33 x 18 in









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