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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Lady in Carriage)


Jamini Roy is a bit of a paradox among India's modern artists. Formally trained at the Government Art School of Calcutta, his search for an original expression led him back to his roots, to Kalighat patuas and Bengali scrolls. He appropriated the medium, creating works of art that used simple forms, bold, flat colours, and subjects taken from local folk tales and mythology. It has been noted that he restricted his palette to seven earthly,...



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  Lot 22 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 31,20,000
$48,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Lady in Carriage)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on cardboard
13 x 17.5 in (33 x 44.4 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE
Private American Collection, Brunswick
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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