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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Mother and Child)


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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MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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$33,600
Rs 23,18,400

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Mother and Child)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
28.5 x 15.5 in (72.4 x 39.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, San Francisco
Bonhams, London, 3 June 2009, lot 1
Property from an Important Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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