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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12 responses to “Monday Minstrel: Jamini Roy and a Bengali horse”

  1. (HorseLover4Ever) Elizabeth Avatar
    (HorseLover4Ever) Elizabeth

    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 Avatar

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

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  2. kindergartenknowledge Avatar

    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 Avatar

      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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  3. americanblogsite Avatar

    Hi im aiden and i am crosscountrylifeblog.com ‘s brother. he showed me your blog and I really like it. good job on 500 followers buy the way! your olmost at 600 now!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      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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  4. Izrael Avatar

    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 Avatar

      You are most welcome.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thanks for the reblog!

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      1. dray0308 Avatar

        You are welcome!

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