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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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  Lot 2 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-02 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$22,060 - 29,415
Rs 15,00,000 - 20,00,000








ARTWORK DETAILS

Jamini Roy
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Tempera on canvas
23.75 x 25.25 in (60.4 x 64.3 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

(Double-sided)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1950s - 1960s by George P Bickford (1901-1991)
Property from a Private Collection, New York
Christie's, New York, 20 March 2013, lot 62
Private Collection, Maharashtra

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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