Born on 30th January 1913 in Budapest, Hungary, Amrita Sher-Gil was the first important woman artist to emerge out of India in the 1930s. In her brief life span of 28 years, she led the modern Indian art movement, which was then taken ahead by the Bombay Progressive Artists Group.

A child of a Punjabi landlord father Sardar Umrao Singh Majithia and a Hungarian musician mother, Antoinette, both loyalists to the British Raj, Amrita had...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1999-2001 A television documentary titled Amrita Sher-Gil (Duration: 53...
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    Lot 18 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    13 March 2018

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    9.4 x 7.2 in

    Winning bid
    $41,250
    Rs 26,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 29 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary
    6-7 December 2017

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper pasted on paper

    21.9 x 17.4 in

    Winning bid
    $43,500
    Rs 27,84,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 13 Details

    Kochi-Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction
    31 October 2017

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    6.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $76,563
    Rs 49,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 32 Details

    Kochi-Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction
    31 October 2017

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Self-Portrait

    Pencil on paper

    11.5 x 9.8 in

    Winning bid
    $35,938
    Rs 23,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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