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 32 Details

    REDiscovery: Auction of Art and Collectibles 22-23 July 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on card

    11 x 15.25 in

    Winning bid
    $31,524
    Rs 23,32,800
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    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on board

    14.5 x 26 in

    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 6,21,600
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    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Jamini Roy

    A Collection of...

    Watercolour and pen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $78,000
    Rs 57,72,000
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    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on card

    15.25 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $16,200
    Rs 11,98,800
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    Lot 1 Details

    FRIDAY FIVE 10 July 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Horse)

    Tempera on paper board pasted on mount board

    12.5 x 16.5 in

    Winning bid
    $12,105
    Rs 8,95,800
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    Absolute Tuesdays 7 July 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled...

    Tempera on cardboard

    16.25 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,443
    Rs 3,28,800
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    Lot 32 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 July 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on mountboard

    16.25 x 12.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,190
    Rs 3,84,060
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    5 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $2,486
    Rs 1,83,960
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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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