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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



"A picture is what it is: Man creates it. And whatever man creates reflects his character, daily life, his innermost thoughts, indeed everything." - JAMINI ROY

The period during which Jamini Roy was active as an artist was one of great change. The early years of the 20th century played host to numerous socio-political and historical upheavals that had a deep impact on the art that was created during the time. Roy was uniquely...



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  Lot 4 of 40  

MODERN INDIAN ART
13 OCTOBER 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 4,32,00,000
$583,784

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on cloth
100.25 x 113.5 in (254.5 x 288 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist
Property from the Uma & late Ravi Jain Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Uma Nair, Carved Contours: Jamini Roy - Uma, Ravi & Ram Babu Jain Estate, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, pp. 50-51 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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