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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 30 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 15,60,000
$21,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on cloth pasted on board
13.75 x 28.25 in (35 x 71.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in Kolkata circa late 1960s - early 1970s
Property from The Collection of Herb and Helen Gordon
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Jamini Roy and Bengali Folk Art, Florida: University Gallery, University of Florida, 19 March - 25 April 1971

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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