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Jamini Roy
Untitled


Jamini Roy was among the pioneering modern Indian artists who were compelled to respond to a call for “rootedness” in art. By the beginning of the 20th century, Abanindranath Tagore began propagating a movement to urge artists to explore indigenous art forms and root themselves in the tradition of Mughal and Rajput painting traditions—India’s lost past. The revivalist Bengal School had begun to gain importance due to his efforts and an almost...



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  Lot 53 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$29,508

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Gouache on board
30.5 x 23.5 in (77.5 x 59.7 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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