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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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SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,00,000
$8,333

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower centre)
Gouache on card
12.5 x 15 in (31.9 x 38 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired in India, circa 1970s
Private British Collection
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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