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A painting is equal to thousand words, means a beautiful painting is equal to million of words. Paintings are one of the oldest art forms -- throughout history artists have played an important role in documenting social movements, spiritual beliefs and general life and culture.

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Jamini Roy Paintings - A west Indian Artist

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Jamini Roy was one of the most significant and leading Indian painters of the 20th century. He was born in Bengal in 1887 into a middle-class family of a land-owner. He spent most of his life living and working in Calcutta (now Kolkata). His father, Ramataran Roy was a middle class man who resigned government service to pursue his interest in art. In 1903, at the age of sixteen, Jamini Roy came to Kolkata and studied at the Government School of Art. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1955, and he died in 1972 in Kolkata.

His simplicity and naturalness are reflected through his work. For his paintings, Jamini Roy selected his themes from everyday rural life, religious themes like the Ramayana, Radha and Krishna, Jesus Christ etc. Apart from these, he also painted scenes from the lives of the aboriginal Santhals, such as Santhals engaged in drum-beating, Santhal mother and child, Dancing Santhals etc. Some of his paintings such as Krishna and Radha Dancing, Santhal Boy with Drum, Virgin And Child etc. are popular paintings. 

Jamini Roy developed a personal painting style inspired largely by traditional Indian folk and village arts. Through his paintings he gave expression to the scenes of everyday life of the people of rural Bengal. His paintings have been exhibited in the international exhibitions and can be found in many private and public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.All paintings are courtesy of Art of Legend India.

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