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Jamini Roy
Untitled


Jamini Roy's works are a result of his search for an artistic identity that is rooted in his socio-political consciousness. Born to a middle-class family in Bankura, West Bengal, Roy grew up surrounded by artisans and local craftsmen who would later inspire his works. He integrated the local Kalighat and Bankura styles into his paintings, creating a new idiom that employed simple forms and bold, flat colours. These works contained motifs from...



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  Lot 1 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000
$16,901

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on card
16.5 x 11 in (41.6 x 28.1 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, 1969
Private UK Collection
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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