BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 43
 
Quick Zoom
Amrita Sher-Gil
Henriette of the Court


Considered one of India's most significant artists of the 20th century, Amrita Sher-Gil started drawing and painting as early as 1919. At the age of six, residing in the Hungarian town of Dunaharaszti, she had begun, according to her mother, "illustrating little stories I used to tell or Hungarian folk-songs of which she was very fond. Later on she would compose her own fairy stories, illustrating them with coloured crayons." (Marie Antoinette...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 43 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

Estimate









ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Henriette of the Court
Inscribed and dated 'By/ Amrita Sher-Gil/ Henriette of the Court/ November/ 1926/ Simla' (upper left)
1926
Watercolour and graphite on paper
11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)