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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



The beauty of Jamini Roy's forms lie in their simplicity and restrained elegance. He distilled his figures to the bare essentials, creating forms using basic shapes and lines that resembled the Bengali patua in style. Roy had turned to patuas in the late 1920s to early 1930s to seek a unique, modern idiom that broke from the dominant Bengal School style. Works such as the present lot imbibe his learnings while providing him the space to explore...



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  Lot 33 of 89  

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18-19 MARCH 2015

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on paper board
27 x 14 in (68.6 x 35.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Earl Glazier

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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