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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 2 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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$18,000
Rs 12,42,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on card
13.5 x 20.25 in (34.5 x 51.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1960s
Collection of the Esterline Family
Thence by descent
Christie's, New York, 23 March 2011, lot 564

EXHIBITED
Jamini Roy: Living Folk, New York: Aicon Gallery, 23 July - 5 September 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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