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Jamini Roy
(1887 - 1972)

Untitled



The present lot was painted in 1952, at the beginning of a period widely considered to be the peak of F N Souza's artistic career. It demonstrates his mastery over form, line and composition, and cements his skills as a draughtsman. Solidly rooted and dominating the board, this standing nude is fearless and defiant. Souza's thick, black lines outline her without excessive detail. A few years before leaving for England in 1949, Souza and Husain...



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  Lot 45 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 13,20,000
$20,952

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on paper
17.5 x 10.5 in (44.2 x 26.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Property from Dr. Susanta Sen's Private Collection
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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