India’s most famous female painter: Amrita Sher-Gil

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.

Amrita Sher-Gil in 1936 ( Image source: hi.wikipedia / Umrao Singh Sher-Gil )
The Little Girl in Blue (1934) (Image source: news.artnet.com /Sotheby’s India)
« Three Girls » (1935) ( Image source: de-academic.com )
« Bride’s attire » (1937) ( Image source: ru.wikipedia )
« Young Girls » (1932) ( Image source: de-academic.com )

Image of title: « hungarian gypsy girl » (1932). Source: hi.wikipedia




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