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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled


Based on the German fairy tale The Goose Girl, this watercolour was painted by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1923, when she was just ten years old. Sher-Gil displayed a prodigious talent for art from early childhood, filling sketchbooks with drawings and watercolours. The Sher-Gil family moved from Hungary to Simla in the 1920s, where she often painted watercolours based on films and literature. Around the same year as the present lot, she won her...



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  Lot 4 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate
Rs 25,00,000 - 35,00,000
$34,970 - 48,955


Winning Bid
Rs 30,00,000
$41,958

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'the goose girl,/ the princess has to fetch/ her drinking water herself,/ Amrita/ Rajzolto/ 20 ives/ koriban/ simla 28, 5, 1923' (on the reverse)
1923
Watercolour on paper
8.75 x 6.75 in (22.3 x 17.3 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from the artist's family

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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