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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)
Tempera on card
10.75 x 14.75 in (27.3 x 37.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

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Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1960s
Thence by descent
Private Collection, Colorado, USA
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 


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