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(Sale 0007)Lot 26Lot Closed Artist: JAMINI ROY

PUJARINI

Dimension: 67 x 37 cms

$ 9,000 - $ 12,000

Gouache on card,
Signed lower right

Item condition:

'Pujarini' meaning woman paying obeisance, evokes the stylistic explorations of Jamini Roy based on his observations of the tessera (coloured tile) murals of Byzentine Art. In order to create a similar effect he initially began painting on the traditional chatai (mattresses made of woven dry palm leaf). In the later versions however he realized the same effect with a uniform pointallist treatment. Also worth noticing is his trademark incorporation of profiled structures of Egyptian Art.
From a Delhi based dealer
National Art Treasure. Non-Exportable