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Amrita Sher-Gil
Female Nude


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 10 of 42  

ART RISES FOR KERALA LIVE FUNDRAISER AUCTION
18 JANUARY 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 25,00,000
$36,232




ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Female Nude
Inscribed and dated by Vivan Sundaram ''Female Nude' by Amrita Sher-Gil/ c. 1930/ This is an original drawing by Amrita Sher-Gil from the archive inherited by Mer my sister/ 14.12.2018' (on the reverse on framing board)
c. 1930
Charcoal on paper
18.5 x 22 in (47.2 x 55.6 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Indira Sundaram, sister of Amrita Sher-Gil
Collection of Vivan and Navina Sundaram

Category: Painting


 









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