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Jamini Roy
Untitled


Jamini Roy's life, like his art, is representative of the nationalist movement in post-independence India. His work has played a large role in defining the importance of folk art within the context of Indian modernism. For an artist who is so associated with the rejection of the modern, Western world in a desire to return to his roots, the image of the Christ figure in his works may seem an anomaly. As Debashis Dhar points out, however, "The...



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  Lot 52 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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Winning Bid
$29,073
Rs 19,18,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on Canvas pasted on masonite board
42.25 x 17.75 in (107 x 44.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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