Lot 104
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Jamini Roy

8,000 - 12,000 USD
10,625 USD
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  • Jamini Roy
  • Untitled (Sita in Upvan) 
  • Signed in Bengali lower right 
  • Tempera on card 


Collection of Joan Valerie Bondurant, Kansas
Gifted by the above to the present owner
Joan V. Bondurant (1918–2006) was an American political scientist who lived in India from 1944 – 1951 working for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II.  Life in India instilled in her both a love of the country and a fascination with the work of Mahatma Gandhi. Her work came to the attention of India’s foremost leaders, including the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who wrote the foreword to Dr. Bondurant’s influential book, Conquest of Violence: The Gandhian Philosophy of Conflict, a classic in its field.