• South Asian Modern + Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 2299

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

    Untitled (Hanuman and Jatayu)

    Price Realised  

    JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)
    Untitled (Hanuman and Jatayu)
    signed in Bengali (lower right)
    gouache on card
    17 7/8 x 24 1/8 in. (45.1 x 61.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Ajit Mookerjee Collection, 1956
    Marion Keller acquired the painting while working at the American Embassy in New Delhi in 1957
    Acquired by the present owner from Ms. Keller during her tenure at the United States Embassy in Paris in 1966 - 67


    Literature

    A. Mookerjee, Modern Art in India, Calcutta, 1956, pl. 12 (illustrated)