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Jamini Roy
Untitled


"I felt it was my duty to speak for the people, through my work." - JAMINI ROY

The influence of folk art in Jamini Roy's work was deeper than borrowing merely stylistic or structural elements, and involved adapting and reforming the themes, usually through several versions of the same work created over a long period of time. In his search for an artistic expression, the artist delved into his roots, often incorporating elements...



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Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card
21 x 16.25 in (53.5 x 41.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired in India, circa 1950s
Private Collection, San Diego, USA
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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