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(Sale 0007)Lot 35Lot Closed Artist: JAMINI ROY

CAT EATING FISH

Dimension: 47 x 29 cms

$ 4,500 - $ 6,000

Gouache on board,
Signed lower right

Item condition:

The fluididty of Jamini Roy’s brushwork is perhaps best captured in this slightly informal version of the composition 'Cat eating Fish'. It also projects his interest in the using a geometric arrangement of design that subjugates the form from aspects of realism into a patternised impression instead. As a subject, it brings to fore the Kalighat renditions that had found mass appeal since the early days of its introduction contrary to the prevailing mythological subjects, and has remained so everafter.
From a known Allahabad based collector
National Art Treasure. Non-Exportable