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Amrita Sher-Gil
The Little Mermaid


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 73 of 126  

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11-12 MARCH 2021

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Amrita Sher-Gil
The Little Mermaid
Inscribed and dated 'the little mermaid/ Simla 6.7.23' and inscribed in Hungarian (on the reverse)
1923
Watercolour and pencil on paper
7.75 x 7.25 in (19.5 x 18.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family
The Guild, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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