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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Dancer



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 3 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$12,804
Rs 7,68,240

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Dancer

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card paper pasted on mount board
14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.4 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
A Private Portuguese Collection
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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