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 1 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard

    9.5 x 12.5 in

    Winning bid
    $13,333
    Rs 9,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on card

    21 x 16.25 in

    Winning bid
    $33,650
    Rs 24,22,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled...

    Tempera on card

    14.5 x 26.5 in

    Winning bid
    $21,800
    Rs 15,69,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 71 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    21.5 x 46.5 in

    Winning bid
    $45,500
    Rs 32,76,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    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)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 23 March 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    3.75 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,383
    Rs 99,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 36 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 9 February 2021

    Jamini Roy

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    Winning bid
    $1,355
    Rs 97,560
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    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 February 2021

    Jamini Roy

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    Winning bid
    $2,263
    Rs 1,62,960
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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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