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Jamini Roy
Untitled (Horse)


The "bankura" horse recurs throughout the folk and craft traditions of Jamini Roy'snative Bankura region of West Bengal. In the present lot, Jamini Roy captures thecolours and vibrancy of the traditional art of the region. Manasij Majumdar writes that Roy "often preferred to make images with bare minimal content and a rich formalist handling. Even when he treated a motif comprising two or more figures, he always eschewed all inessential...



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  Lot 1 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
08-09 JUNE 2016

Estimate
$18,185 - 22,730
Rs 12,00,000 - 15,00,000


Winning Bid
$20,028
Rs 13,21,848

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled (Horse)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on card paper
18.5 x 12.25 in (47 x 31.4 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in 1956
Private Collection, Southern California
Private Collection, Maharashtra

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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