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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 1 Details

    Summer Online Auction 22-23 June 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Owl)

    Tempera on card

    13.75 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $11,809
    Rs 9,09,300
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Summer Online Auction 22-23 June 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Bird)

    Tempera on card

    15 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $12,709
    Rs 9,78,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Black Horse

    Gouache on card

    18 x 12 in

    Winning bid
    $16,974
    Rs 12,90,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 23 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cloth pasted on canvas

    18 x 44 in

    Winning bid
    $60,221
    Rs 45,76,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 57 works

    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 July 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on cardboard

    5.25 x 3.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,367
    Rs 1,06,620
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 April 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Horse)

    Tempera on card

    11.75 x 11.75 in

    Winning bid
    $6,882
    Rs 5,09,280
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 April 2022

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper pasted on cardboard

    6.25 x 4 in

    Winning bid
    $1,862
    Rs 1,37,760
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 21 September 2021

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on cardboard

    5.25 x 3.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,187
    Rs 85,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 6 works

    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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