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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Flight into Egypt)


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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ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$11,507

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Flight into Egypt)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
9.25 x 11.75 in (23.7 x 30 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist by J S Turner, India, circa 1947-1958. Turner served as a professor and the head of the Department of English, University of Dhaka from 1954-1958.
Thence by descent
Private Collection, UK
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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