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

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil


    Charcoal on paper

    9.5 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 21,60,504
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

    Lot 43 Details

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Henriette of the ...

    Watercolour and graphite on paper

    11 x 8.5 in

    Lot 9 Details

    Spring LIVE Auction | Mumbai, Live 5 March 2020

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Boys with Lemons

    Oil on canvas

    36 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 15,68,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

    Lot 22 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Amrita Sher-Gil


    Watercolour, pastel and pencil on paper

    3.75 x 2.25 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 21,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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