Amrita Sher-Gil, is an Indo-Hungarian woman painter, born January 30, 1913 in Budapest (Daughter of an Indian father and a Hungarian mother).
In 1923, she obtained her first registration to study Art in a school in Florence (Italy), before following her most interesting artistic training in Paris (France) between 1929 and 1934.
After 7 years of a dynamic and productive life in India, she fell ill (in a coma) and died on December 5, 1941.
Amrita produces her works in the post-impressionist style, she integrates in her subjects and her techniques the traditions of Indian culture.
Image of title: « hungarian gypsy girl » (1932). Source: hi.wikipedia