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Lot 57
Amrita Sher-Gil
Gudruda the Fair


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 57 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

Estimate



Winning Bid
$26,481
Rs 19,59,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Gudruda the Fair
Dated '1926' (upper left) and inscribed 'Gudruda the Fair' (lower right)
1926
Charcoal and pencil on paper
9.75 x 6.5 in (24.8 x 16.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

This is a double-sided work

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist's Family

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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