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Jamini Roy
Untitled


"A picture is what it is: Man creates it. And whatever man creates reflects his character, his daily life, his innermost thoughts, indeed everything." - JAMINI ROY

The search for an original artistic expression led Jamini Roy back to his roots, and he often incorporated elements from traditional art forms such as Kalighat patuas, Bengali scrolls, and objects and paintings from his native Bankura region in West Bengal....



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  Lot 3 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$6,864
Rs 4,80,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right); inscribed 'WITH GOOD WISHES/ FOR CHRISTMAS,/ AND THE NEW YEAR/ JAMINI ROY.' (on the reverse)
Tempera on cardboard
11.5 x 5.75 in (29.5 x 14.9 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
From the Collection of Margaret and Robert Jaffie (As a Foreign Service Officer, Robert, and his wife, lived in India during the mid-1950s and 1960s, where they became close friends with Jamini Roy, who dedicated the present lot to them)
Thence by descent
Christie's, 17 September 2013, lot 153 (a)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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