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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    27-28 July 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper pasted on board

    15.4 x 10.2 in

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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cane weaving pasted on board

    23 x 31.5 in

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    08-09 June 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Horse)

    Tempera on card paper

    18.5 x 12.4 in

    Winning bid
    $20,028
    Rs 13,21,848
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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 10.2 in

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    Rs 5,54,400
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    08-09 June 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on Canvas pasted on masonite board

    42.1 x 17.6 in

    Winning bid
    $29,073
    Rs 19,18,800
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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    18.1 x 11.2 in



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    Jamini Roy

    Bastra Haran and ...

    Tempera on paper

    21.8 x 15.4 in

    Winning bid
    $6,678
    Rs 4,40,760
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    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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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    11 x 16.5 in

    Winning bid
    $10,010
    Rs 6,40,624
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    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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    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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