Jamini Roy's earlier residence at 1/2B Ananda Kumar Chatterjee lane in North Kolkata was his home for sixteen years.
This was the home visited by Rabindranath Tagore and patrons like Marie Casey (wife of the Bengal governor) and where he found success. The family was resident here till December 1949 when they moved to their current residence in Ballygunge Place East.
Lot 43, Prinseps Autumn Auction, 2017. View of the lane (Used it in a few of his landscapes - though some of the homes seen are newer in construction)
Descendants of Ananda Kumar Chatterjee , Geeta Chatterjee, still resides in the same lane across from this house, with photographs of portraits done by Jamini Roy of her family (Tarek Nath and Bani Nath) as remembrances - the original oil on canvas artworks have been sold a decade ago.