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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled (Gopi)



Women feature as a leitmotif in Roy’s oeuvre, as can be seen in lots 3 and 4 which depict gopinis. Despite the simplicity of these works, details such as their costumes, accessories and the red alta on their hands are carefully accentuated. His "images of Bengali women, at once voluptuous and demure, displaying the alta-painted hands and feet of domestic duty, have become the most iconic of Roys. With their graceful gestures, they...



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  Lot 3 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 13,20,000
$17,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Gopi)

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on cardboard
17.75 x 21.75 in (45 x 55.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Professor Calvert E Norland
Thence by descent
Christie's, New York, 21 March 2012, lot 567
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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