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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

The Procession



“I felt it was my duty to speak for the people, through my work.”
– JAMINI ROY

Jamini Roy’s artistic career and practice is best known for introducing a new style of modern painting in India that celebrated and preserved regional artistic traditions while simultaneously reconceptualising them. Born in 1887 in a small village in Beliatore in the Bankura district of West Bengal, Roy began his career by painting in the...



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  Lot 16 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$19,329

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
The Procession

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
18.75 x 31.75 in (47.4 x 80.4 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist to a friend
Thence by descent
Private Collection, London
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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