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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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SUMMER LIVE AUCTION
13 JULY 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,20,000
$13,878

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on paper pasted on board
14.5 x 26 in (36.8 x 65.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Private Family Collection, Connecticut
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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