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Jamini Roy
Untitled


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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  Lot 53 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Watercolour on paper
18 x 11.25 in (46 x 28.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired by the present owner from Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi, in the 1980s
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Germany

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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