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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

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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  Lot 17 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 23,40,000
$31,409

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card pasted on mount board
18.75 x 22.75 in (47.5 x 57.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
Collection of Mr Raghupati Sahay
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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