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 11 Details

    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Self-Portrait

    Pencil on paper

    11.5 x 10 in

    $28,170-35,215
    Rs 20,00,000-25,00,000

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    Lot 12 Details

    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    11 x 8.75 in

    $21,130-28,170
    Rs 15,00,000-20,00,000

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    Lot 13 Details

    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    In the Ladies'...

    Oil on canvas

    21.5 x 31.5 in

    $4,225,355-5,633,805
    Rs 30,00,00,000-40,00,00,000

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    Lot 3 Details

    Art Rises for India: A Covid-19 Relief Fundraiser Auction by the Indian Art Community 19-20 May 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper

    13.5 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $22,061
    Rs 15,88,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 73 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    The Little Mermaid

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    7.75 x 7.25 in

    SOLD POST-AUCTION


    Lot 3 Details

    Spring Live Auction | Modern Indian Art 11 March 2021

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    7 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $31,667
    Rs 22,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 14 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    A White Marble Fall

    Watercolour and graphite on paper

    10.5 x 7 in

    Winning bid
    $46,027
    Rs 33,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 1 Details

    FIAE Fundraiser Auction 10 November 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper

    13 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $28,026
    Rs 20,31,875
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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