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Title

Three women

circa 1942

Artist

Jamini Roy

India

11 Apr 1888 – 1972

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  • Details

    Other Title
    (Three seated women)
    Place where the work was made
    Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal India
    Period
    Modernism circa 1850 - 1945 → India
    Date
    circa 1942
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    gouache on board or handmade paper
    Dimensions
    44.4 x 27.6 cm (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Signed, l.r.corner in Bengali, orange gouache [untranslated]. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    21.1994
    Artist information
    Jamini Roy

    Works in the collection

    3

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • Indian Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Apr 2001–11 Jun 2001

    • In one drop of water, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jun 2019–21 Feb 2021

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • Victoria Lynn, Art and Asia Pacific, 'Some thoughts on Modern painting in India and Australia', pg. 92- 101., Sydney, 1995, 92 (collour illus.).

    • Haema Sivanesan, Indian painting, 'Indian Painting', verso of poster., Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 6.4

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