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 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





    Lot 24 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    Jun 10-11, 2015

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on box board

    29 x 15 in





    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)




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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 3 of 3 works

    Lot 2 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on paper

    4 x 5.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,265
    Rs 1,42,680
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on boxboard

    9 x 12.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,839
    Rs 6,72,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 61 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on boxboard

    26.5 x 13 in

    Winning bid
    $7,829
    Rs 4,85,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)





    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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