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Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled


For a brief period in 1924, Marie Antoinette took her daughters to Italy and enrolled Amrita Sher-Gil in a school in Florence on the suggestion of her teachers and Italian sculptor Giulio Cesare Pasquinelli, with whom the family had developed a close acquaintance. Though Sher-Gil did not enjoy her time at the school, it is possible that her exposure to the art of Italian masters sometimes seeped into her own work. In the summer of 1926, when she...



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  Lot 16 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 30,00,000
$41,096

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard
6 x 5 in (15.1 x 13 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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