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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 4 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on paper pasted on board
18.25 x 10.25 in (46.5 x 25.9 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

EXHIBITED
Carved Contours, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 29 January - 10 March 2016
Jamini Roy Exhibition, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 5 - 28 April 2016

PUBLISHED
Jamini Roy, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, p. 22 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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