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 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)


    Lot 15 Details

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

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Graphite, pen and ink on paper

    9.75 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $36,164
    Rs 26,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 16 Details

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

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard

    6 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $41,096
    Rs 30,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 57 Details

    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Gudruda the Fair

    Charcoal and pencil on paper

    9.75 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $26,481
    Rs 19,59,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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