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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled


A child prodigy in art, Amrita Sher-Gil showed an intense, almost obsessive, penchant for drawing and painting from the early age of six. Sher-Gil's early subjects ranged from illustrations of Hungarian fairytales during her school years in Dunaharaszti, Hungary, to painting impressions of women characters from fi lms and novels. Her talent was appreciated and encouraged by many, including her uncle Ervin Baktay, who encouraged her to draw from...



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  Lot 37 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 36,00,000
$54,545

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Dated '25.6.1930' (lower left)
1930
Graphite on paper
12.25 x 9 in (31 x 22.6 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, India

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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