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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 4 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$20,580
Rs 14,40,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on canvas
15.5 x 29.5 in (39.1 x 74.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Gifted by Mr. Von Mirbach, the German Ambassador, to Ms. Anasuya Swaminadhan as a reward for her excellent service at the embassy, New Delhi, 1957
Thence by descent
Sarala's Art Centre, Chennai
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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