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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 48 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

Estimate



Winning Bid
$14,100
Rs 8,46,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Initialed in English (lower right)
Watercolour on board
17.5 x 20 in (44.4 x 50.8 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Rabindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-Gil, Jamini Roy, ed: E.Datta and V. Shivadas; Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2004

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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