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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 3 of 122  

ART RISES FOR INDIA: A COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDRAISER AUCTION BY THE INDIAN ART COMMUNITY
19-20 MAY 2021

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Winning Bid
$22,061
Rs 15,88,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Untitled
Circa 1930s
Charcoal on paper
13.5 x 10 in (34.3 x 25.4 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

CONDITION
Sporadic creases and faint stains and surface loss at lower right. This work is in good condition and will be shipped unframed

This work has been generously donated by Vivan Sundaram

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 








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