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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    Spring Live Auction 13 March 2024

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Rider...

    Tempera on card pasted on mount board

    22.5 x 27 in

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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    12 x 17.5 in

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    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cloth

    14.25 x 24.5 in

    $21,955-29,270
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    Jamini Roy

    Gandhi

    Gouache on card

    12.25 x 9.25 in

    $20,000-30,000
    Rs 16,40,000-24,60,000

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    Lot 69 Details

    Winter Online Auction 13-14 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    14.75 x 9.25 in



    Lot 107 Details

    Winter Online Auction 13-14 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas pasted on board

    15.75 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $34,699
    Rs 28,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Winter Live Auction 13 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Deer...

    Tempera on cardboard

    16 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $15,904
    Rs 13,20,000
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    Lot 2 Details

    Winter Live Auction 13 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cloth pasted on board

    15 x 29 in

    Winning bid
    $27,470
    Rs 22,80,000
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    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 January 2024

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on cardboard pasted on cardboard

    5 x 12 in

    Winning bid
    $578
    Rs 48,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Absolute Tuesdays 19 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on paper

    3.25 x 4 in

    Winning bid
    $940
    Rs 78,000
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    Lot 42 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 December 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on card pasted on paper

    3 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $940
    Rs 78,000
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    Absolute Tuesdays 7 November 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard

    26 x 13 in

    Winning bid
    $14,634
    Rs 12,00,000
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    EXHIBITIONS            
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    Lot 1 Details

    Works on Paper: Apparao Art for Education. 15-28 September 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    7.5 x 26.5 in





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    Works on Paper: Apparao Art for Education. 15-28 September 2023

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on board

    21.25 x 11 in





    Lot 1 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 October 2020-21 January 2021

    Jamini Roy

    untitled

    Gouache on paper

    13 x 9 in




    Lot 2 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 October 2020-21 January 2021

    Jamini Roy

    untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    27.25 x 15.25 in




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