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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled (Zebegeny Landscape)


Amrita Sher-Gil was one of India's most important 20th century artists. In a career spanning just about a decade, and with around 172 paintings made during her brief lifetime, she was able to evolve a new language for modern Indian art.

The present lot is one of the rare landscapes that Sher-Gil painted during the early 1930s when she mainly concentrated on the human figure. In an article for Marg, Vivan Sundaram writes,...



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  Lot 29 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled (Zebegeny Landscape)
1931
Oil on board
24 x 16 in (61 x 40.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a Private European Collection
Saffronart, 19-20 September 2012, lot 3

PUBLISHED:
Vivan Sundaram ed., Amrita Sher-Gil: a self-portrait in letters & writings, volume 2, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2010, p. 801 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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