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Jamini Roy (1887-1972)

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
24,000 USD
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Description

  • Jamini Roy
  • The Last Supper
  • Signed in Bengali lower right
  • Tempera on card

Provenance

Purchased by the current owner's father during a trip to India in the 1940s

Catalogue Note

In 1937 Jamini Roy began to work on a theme that he felt related to problems of independence and defiance, the career of Christ.  This focus was the catalyst for a change in style which moved away from the Kalighat idiom and instead had greater affinities with Byzantine art.  
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