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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Chaitanya)


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 56 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Chaitanya)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card paper
14.5 x 31.5 in (37 x 80 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Kolkata
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., Manifestations VI, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2011, p. 159 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Divine: Gods and Goddesses in 19th and 20th Century Modern Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2014, pp. 336-337 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., A Visual History of Indian Modern Art, Volume III: Revivalism & Beyond, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2015, p. 519 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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