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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)
Gouache on cardboard
12.5 x 16.5 in (31.8 x 42 cm)

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Acquired directly from the artist by J S Turner, India, circa 1947-1958. Turner served as a professor and the head of the Department of English, University of Dhaka from 1954-1958.
Thence by descent
Private Collection, UK
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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