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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 23 of 65  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2022

Estimate



Winning Bid
$60,221
Rs 45,76,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (faintly visible, lower right)
Tempera on cloth pasted on canvas
18 x 44 in (45.7 x 111.8 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Carved Contours: Jamini Roy – Uma, Ravi & Ram Babu Jain Estate, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 5 February – 10 March 2016

PUBLISHED
Uma Nair, Carved Contours: Jamini Roy – Uma, Ravi & Ram Babu Jain Estate, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, pp. 20-21 (illustrated)
Trends and Traditions: Eighty Glorious Years, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2017, pp. 52-53 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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