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Jamini Roy
Untitled


“For Roy, interest in folk art carried deeper implications than merely formal or stylistic possibilities. He would take up a subject and paint version after version, breaking and reforming the theme, as it were, over a few months—along process. [...]His interests were wide, ranging from the visual characteristics of home-sewn Bengal quilts to the Byzantine icon, from mythic tales closer home to Christian themes.”(Indian Portraits: The Face of a...



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  Lot 54 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$31,475

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on board
23.5 x 19.5 in (59.7 x 49.5 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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