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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 2 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 15,60,000
$21,972

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
15.25 x 27.25 in (38.5 x 69 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired in India circa 1950s
Collection of Richard Weigle (1912-1992), former President of St. Johns College, Santa Fe and Annapolis
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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