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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Dancing Girl



There is a certain simplicity in returning to roots and "identity" which manifests itself in the works of Jamini Roy. Born to a middle-class land-owning family in Bankura, West Bengal, Roy's convictions and inspirations are rooted in indigenous pursuits and socio-political factors of the time. In the first half of the twentieth century, prominent figures like Mahatma Gandhi brought with them a wave of patriotism and aroused a need for Swadeshi...



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  Lot 49 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$12,900
Rs 7,74,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Dancing Girl

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
25.5 x 15.5 in (64.8 x 39.4 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, South India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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