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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 23 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 33,60,000
$47,324

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Charcoal on paper
13.5 x 9.75 in (34 x 24.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family

EXHIBITED
Amrita Sher-Gil: Perhaps it Will Fly Away if I Get Up, Mumbai: Akara Art, 5 April - 8 May 2019

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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