Lot#31 || Jamini Roy (1887-1972)

Tempera on card
Signed lower right
11.00 x 30.00 in

Estimate   6,00,000 - ₹ 10,00,000

Originally acquired from Turmeric Earth Art Project
Jamini Roy was one of the most iconic figures of modern Indian art in the mid-20th century. His artistic originality and magnificence were deeply rooted in Bengali folk art. Roy's creative oeuvre and new folk style drew heavily on the idioms of a range of local art forms standing out as a singular example of Indian primitivism. This tempera on card depicts the mythical multi-headed demon king of Lanka in Hindu mythology.
National art treasure. Non-Exportable.
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