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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



While most of Roy's works contained motifs and subjects from regional folk tales, mythology, and Hindu iconography, he also created a rich body of works depicting various episodes from Christian mythology, becoming one of the earliest Indian artists to do so. Roy depicted such themes as the Crucifixion of Christ and the Last Supper (lot 5), among others, indicating how "as a Hindu he had no difficulty in understanding the life of Christ," as...



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  Lot 5 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 45,60,000
$60,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on jute
28.75 x 68.5 in (73.3 x 174.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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