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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



In his search for an artistic expression, Jamini Roy delved into his roots, often incorporating elements from traditional art forms such as Kalighat patuas and Bankura paintings in his works. His paintings primarily feature characters, often from Indian mythology, rendered in a limited range of flat, earthy colours and decisive lines. The present lot depicts a dancer, perhaps a gopini, in a sculptural tribhanga pose. Despite its simplicity,...



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  Lot 41 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
$18,852
Rs 12,81,936

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
21.25 x 16.25 in (54 x 41.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private UK Collection
Bonhams, London, 1 May 2003, lot 160
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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