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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    CURRENTLY ON AUCTION AT StoryLTD          
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    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 21 September 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen on paper pasted on cardboard

    5.25 x 3.5 in

    $1,390-2,085
    Rs 1,00,000-1,50,000


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    Lot 72 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 July 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on cardboard

    21.75 x 14.25 in

    Winning bid
    $22,692
    Rs 16,67,862
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper pasted on board

    14.5 x 26 in

    Winning bid
    $13,878
    Rs 10,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Gopini)

    Tempera on card

    22 x 28 in

    Winning bid
    $21,224
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    5.25 x 2.75 in

    Winning bid
    $813
    Rs 58,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 1 Details

    Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    13 x 8.75 in

    Winning bid
    $7,967
    Rs 5,73,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 18 Details

    Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    9.5 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,873
    Rs 3,50,826
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 25 May 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Horse)

    Gouache on card

    13.75 x 12 in

    Winning bid
    $5,447
    Rs 3,92,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 27 April 2021

    Jamini Roy

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    Winning bid
    $1,613
    Rs 1,16,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    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




    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




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