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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 24 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$7,200
Rs 5,32,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Initialled 'J. R' (lower right)
Gouache on paper
9.5 x 12.5 in (24 x 31.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist, Kolkata, circa 1920s
Private Collection, Zimbabwe
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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