Monday Minstrel: Jamini Roy and a Bengali horse

Jamini Roy, 1887-1972 was on of the most important artists of the modern period in India He drew on the popular and folk traditions of Bengal for his inspiration.  In this sketch the elongated head of the horse shows proximity and the large eyes are a characteristic feature of Jamini Roy’s style.

This sketch is in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London England. 2013GK1416_2500

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  1. (HorseLover4Ever) Elizabeth says:

    Very interesting!!!! So sorry I haven’t been on your blog lately!!! Our internet at our house has been down, and has not been connected for days!!!!! So now is is finally working…. 🙂 🙂

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    1. anne leueen says:

      No worries! As long as you are well the internet is just a frustration

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  2. I do not know anything about this artist, but I truly like the sketch. I intend to look up more of his work!

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    1. anne leueen says:

      He is new to me as well but I was looking for other artists from India and found this in the V& A collection. Glad you found it interesting and thanks for your comment.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Hi Aiden. Are you going on the cross-country trip as well as your brother? Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment.

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      1. yes I am going too it is going to be very exciting and intreging in my oppinion.

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  4. Izrael says:

    Thank you for the introducing me to this artist. I will be looking for his artwork online. Much love ❤

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    1. anne leueen says:

      You are most welcome.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thanks for the reblog!

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      1. dray0308 says:

        You are welcome!

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