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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 57 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 12,60,000
$19,091

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Initialled 'J. R.' (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
5 x 13.25 in (12.7 x 33.6 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist to Tulsi Roy, a close friend of Jamini Roy's father as well as of the artist Ramkinker Baij
Thence by descent
Private Collection, Kolkata
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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