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 41 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Horse)

    Gouache on card

    13 x 11.5 in

    $5,480-8,220
    Rs 4,00,000-6,00,000

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    Lot 42 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard

    12.5 x 16.5 in

    $5,480-8,220
    Rs 4,00,000-6,00,000

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    Lot 1 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Modern Indian Art 8 December 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on paper

    20.25 x 11.25 in

    $9,590-12,330
    Rs 7,00,000-9,00,000

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    Lot 1 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Flight ...

    Tempera on cardboard

    9.25 x 11.75 in

    Winning bid
    $11,507
    Rs 8,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Elephant)

    Tempera on cardboard

    9.5 x 11.25 in

    Winning bid
    $8,219
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 51 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    11 x 17.25 in

    Winning bid
    $9,863
    Rs 7,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    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
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 1 Details

    Friday Five 21 August 2020

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on card paper

    12.25 x 31.75 in

    Winning bid
    $11,757
    Rs 8,70,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    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
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    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
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    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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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 6 works

    Lot 1 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 Oct-22 Nov 2020

    Jamini Roy

    untitled

    Gouache on paper

    13 x 9 in

    $9,723
    Rs 7,00,000


    Lot 2 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 Oct-22 Nov 2020

    Jamini Roy

    untitled

    Tempera on cardboard

    27.25 x 15.25 in

    $33,334
    Rs 24,00,000


    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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