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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 5 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$20,513
Rs 14,15,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on paper pasted on cardboard
26 x 13.75 in (65.8 x 35 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in India, circa 1950
Private Collection, Los Angeles
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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