Jamini Roy

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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Honours and Awards
  • 1967 Awarded honorary D. Litt., Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
  • 1956 Elected Fellow, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1955 Awarded Padma Bhushan, Government of India
  • 1935 Awarded Viceroys Gold Medal for ‘Mother Helping the Child to Cross the Pool’.
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    Lot 43 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled (Alpana)

    Tempera on cloth pasted on board

    43.9 x 33.6 in





    Lot 44 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard pasted on board

    21 x 28 in

    Winning bid
    $21,818
    Rs 14,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 45 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Watercolour on board

    16.8 x 19.3 in

    Winning bid
    $17,273
    Rs 11,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on cane weaving pasted on handmade paper

    22.7 x 11.6 in

    Winning bid
    $12,001
    Rs 8,16,082
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 17 works

    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    4.7 x 3.7 in

    Winning bid
    $1,429
    Rs 91,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 103 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Pen on paper pasted on cardboard

    5.1 x 3.3 in

    Winning bid
    $1,215
    Rs 77,760
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 28 Details

    Collectible Books and Ephemera on Indian Art

    6 BOOKS ON JAMINI ROY   by   Jamini Roy

    Winning bid
    $841
    Rs 54,678
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art

    Jamini Roy

    Untitled

    Tempera on handmade paper

    16.5 x 7.6 in

    Winning bid
    $4,182
    Rs 2,80,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 415 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Christ and his...

    Tempera on paper

    25 x 14.5 in






    Lot 416 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Offering

    Tempera on paper

    9 x 6 in






    Lot 417 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 10 in






    Lot 418 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jamini Roy

    Gopini

    Gouache on paper

    33 x 18 in









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