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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



Jamini Roy is a bit of a paradox among India's modern artists. Formally trained at the Government Art School of Calcutta, his search for an original expression led him back to his roots in the latter half of the 1920s. Roy drew inspiration from Kalighat patuas, Bengali scrolls, crafts, wooden and clay toys, and terracotta objects from the Bankura region. He integrated these traditions to create works of art that used simple forms, bold, flat...



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  Lot 1 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,20,000
$14,266

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
13.75 x 16.75 in (34.7 x 42.3 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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