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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Mother and Child)


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 41 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$10,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Mother and Child)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on paper pasted on board
11.25 x 5.5 in (28.4 x 13.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired in India, circa 1960
Thence by descent
Property from the Collection of an Important Family, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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