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Jamini Roy
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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Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right); dated '14/11/51' (on the reverse)
1951
Tempera on paper
26 x 12.75 in (66.3 x 32.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

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Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Property of a Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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