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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled


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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  Lot 18 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 26,40,000
$41,250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Watercolour and pencil on paper
9.25 x 7.25 in (23.8 x 18.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
From the artist's family
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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