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

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on card

    20.5 x 15.5 in

    $14,290-21,430
    Rs 10,00,000- 15,00,000

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    Lot 2 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Holy Man)

    Tempera on cardboard

    15 x 9.75 in

    $7,145-10,000
    Rs 5,00,000- 7,00,000

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    Lot 3 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    11.5 x 6 in

    $5,715-8,575
    Rs 4,00,000- 6,00,000

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    Lot 4 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    15.5 x 29.5 in

    $17,145-25,715
    Rs 12,00,000- 18,00,000

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    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on card

    16.5 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $16,901
    Rs 12,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on card

    15.25 x 27.25 in

    Winning bid
    $21,972
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 48 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on board

    20.25 x 20.25 in

    Winning bid
    $21,972
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    14.5 x 18.5 in

    Winning bid
    $16,200
    Rs 11,17,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Showing 4 of 35 works

    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on cardboard pasted on board

    4.75 x 6.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,145
    Rs 80,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 April 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen on paper pasted on cardboard

    3.75 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,817
    Rs 1,23,552
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 April 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Pen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,326
    Rs 90,192
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 March 2019

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Ink on cardboard

    5.25 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,512
    Rs 1,05,840
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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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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