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Amrita Sher-Gil
(1913 - 1941)

Simla Taj



Painted by a 10-year-old Amrita Sher-Gil, the present lot is indicative of the artist's deep interest and immense skill in painting and drawing from a young age. Sher-Gil, who had relocated to Simla along with her family from Hungary in 1921, "filled her sketchbooks with water colours" during these early years. (Vivan Sundaram ed., Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self Portrait in Letters & Writings, Volume 1, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2010, p....



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  Lot 6 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 31,20,000
$39,245

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Amrita Sher-Gil
Simla Taj

Inscribed and dated 'Simla taj/ 1923' and inscribed in Hungarian (on the reverse)
1923
Watercolour and pencil on paper
6 x 8 in (15.3 x 20.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

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

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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