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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Man in Hat)


This unusual painting of a gentleman in Western clothing is a departure from the traditionally clad Bengali figures that Roy is best known for. The flat natural pigmentation, red and brown colours, and fluid black lines, are true to the pat paintings that Roy based his art upon. Equally unusual is the placement of the figure who is not quite contained within the bounds of the canvas. This painting provides an unexpected glimpse into the...



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  Lot 31 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$28,531

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Man in Hat)
Initialled 'J.R' (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
30.75 x 12.75 in (77.9 x 32.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

EXHIBITED:
Carved Contours, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 29 January - 10 March 2016

PUBLISHED:
Jamini Roy, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, p. 53 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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