Jamini Roy was born in 1887 in Beliatore village, Bankura district, West Bengal, into a family of landowners from the Kayastha group. He was raised in the middle class, and his love of the arts was important to his life. He was sent to the Government College of Art in Kolkata at the age of sixteen. The vice-principal was Abanindranath Tagore, the founder of the Bengal School. After being instructed to paint in the prevalent academic tradition, he got his diploma in fine arts in 1908, after which he sketched classical nudes which were then painted in oils.
The Major Paintings By Jamini Roy.
- Traditional Indian Art of Krishna And Balarama.
2. Untitled- Wedding Procession.
- Traditional Indian Art- Benaras Ghats.
4. Drummers with Santhals.
5. Ramayana Series By Jamini Roy.
6. Bride and two Companions.
7. Dual Cats with one Crayfish.
8. Black Horse By Jamini Roy.
9. Mother And Child.
- Christ With Cross.
It conjures up a familiar image of Christ. The artist depicts him as a man wearing robes, sporting a beard, and sporting a moustache. This depiction of Christ is surrounded by three borders. He established this art form after being inspired by Christianity and Western culture. His extended eyes are reminiscent of the artist’s signature style.
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