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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Honours and Awards
  • 1999-2001 A television documentary titled Amrita Sher-Gil (Duration: 53...
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    Lot 10 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Female Nude

    Charcoal on paper

    18.5 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $36,232
    Rs 25,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 21 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Head

    Graphite on paper

    19.75 x 19 in

    Winning bid
    $34,783
    Rs 24,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 4 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 20 September 2018

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    8.75 x 6.75 in

    Winning bid
    $41,958
    Rs 30,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 68 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Amrita Sher-Gil

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    8.5 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $36,372
    Rs 24,00,552
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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