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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JONATHAN DIMOCK
JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

Untitled (Hanuman and Jatayu)

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)
Untitled (Hanuman and Jatayu)
signed in Bengali (lower right)
gouache on card
18 7/8 x 25 in. (47.9 x 63.5 cm.)
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Edward C. Dimock, Jr.
Thence by descent
This painting was a gift from the artist to Dr. Dimock who was an influential scholar of Indian languages; the first to teach Bengali literature in the United States and professor emeritus of the University of Chicago. He was awarded the Desikottama, honorary doctor of letters in 1992. Dr. Dimock first travelled to Calcutta in 1955 and this painting was presented to him at that time. Dr. Dimock returned to the USA with the painting in 1957.
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