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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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ONE BID AUCTION
3 FEBRUARY 2022

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Winning Bid
$16,216
Rs 12,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed 'J.Roy' (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
16.75 x 20 in (42.8 x 50.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired from the artist's family
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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