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10 Most Famous Amrita Sher-Gil Paintings

Amrita Sher-Gil was an eminent Indian painter who was born on 30 January 1913 in Budapest, Hungary and died on 5 December 1941 in Lahore, Pakistan. This article features 10 Most Famous Amrita Sher-Gil paintings

Three Girls

Three Girls by Amrita Sher-Gil

Three Girls by Amrita Sher-Gil

Three Girls is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1935. This is the first work to be painted by the Indian artist after returning to India from Europe in 1934. It is also known as Group of Three Girls and won the gold medal at an exhibition of Bombay art society. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

Ancient Storyteller

Ancient Storyteller by Amrita Sher-Gil

Ancient Storyteller by Amrita Sher-Gil

Ancient Storyteller is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1940. In this painting, the artist depicts an old man who is sitting in front of three boys and telling them interesting stories. There is an old female figure who appears to be cooking food for the kids.

South Indian Villagers Going to a Market

South Indian Villagers Going to a Market by Amrita Sher-GilSouth Indian Villagers Going to a Market by Amrita Sher-Gil

 

South Indian Villagers Going to a Market is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1940. The painting depicts a group of people who appears to be from Southern India are going to a nearby market. This painting can be viewed at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

Brahmacharis

Brahmacharis by Amrita Sher-Gil

Brahmacharis by Amrita Sher-Gil

Brahmacharis is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1937. In this painting, the Indian artist depicts three brahmacharis men with two children sitting on the ground. As per Hindu culture, the Brahmachari is a male who practices brahmacharya.

Hungarian Market Scene

Hungarian Market Scene by Amrita Sher-Gil

Hungarian Market Scene by Amrita Sher-Gil

Hungarian Market Scene is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1938. The scene in this painting depicts the environment around the Hungarian market. A lot of people can be seen shopping and roaming around the market. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

Haldi Grinders

Haldi Grinders by Amrita Sher-Gil

Haldi Grinders by Amrita Sher-Gil

Haldi Grinders is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1940. In this painting, the artist depicts three women who are in grinding haldi in the forest. Haldi is a Hindi word which means Turmeric. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

Mother India

Mother India by Amrita Sher-Gil

Mother India by Amrita Sher-Gil

Mother India is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1935. The painting was completed around the Modern art period and it depicts a woman with two kids sitting in a dark room. The woman shown in this painting is believed to be Mother India.

Open Air Painters

Open Air Painters by Amrita Sher-Gil 1938

Open Air Painters by Amrita Sher-Gil 1938

Open Air Painters is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1938. This painting depicts three artist painting in an open field in the forest. The distinct man is standing while the other two are women seated on opposite sides. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.

Two Elephants

Two Elephants by Amrita Sher-Gil

Two Elephants by Amrita Sher-Gil

Two Elephants is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1940. This painting depicts two elephants, one longer the male elephant and the other shorter which appears to be a female elephant. The dimension of this painting is 46cm X 54.3cm.

Bride’s Toilet

Bride's Toilet by Amrita Sher-Gil

Bride’s Toilet by Amrita Sher-Gil

Bride’s Toilet is a painting produced by Amrita Sher-Gil in 1937. This painting by the Indian artist depicts the post-impressionism style. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. The dimension of this painting is 146cm x 88.8cm.

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