5 October 1999
Jamini Roy (1887-1972)
Man wearing a Hat
signed in Bengali (lower right)
gouache on card
15 x 11 in. (40 x 29.8 cm.)
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London, The Imperial Institute (now the Commonwealth Institute), April-July 1946.
This work was bought directly from the artist by the present owner.
Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
This month, Christie’s offers one of the American artist’s large-scale works. In October, she will tackle the monumental proportions of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall