Amrita Sher-Gil Painting sold for Rs 37.8 cr
Artwork made 83 years ago created a world record.  |  Photo Credits: Twitter
Mumbai : A painting by eminent Indian painter Amrita Sher Gill has been sold for Rs 37.8 crore. The auction conducted by SaffronArt in Mumbai has set a world record. This painting has become the second most valuable Indian artwork in the world. Earlier, Indian artist VS Gaitonde’s painting was sold for Rs 39.98 crore in March this year. Shergill made this painting in the year 1938. Now this painting made on his ‘Oil on Canvas’ has made a record.
Gaitonde’s painting sold for Rs 39.98 crore
Earlier this year, VS Gaitonde’s 1961 painting sold for Rs 39.98 crore, making it the most expensive Indian artwork globally. Shergill’s painting on ‘Oil on Canvas’ in 1938, a few years after his return to India, has also set a global record for Shergill. This painting was made at her home in Gorakhpur and it depicts some women in the field.
Rare Artwork by Shergill
Dinesh Vazirani, CEO and Co-Founder, SaffronArt, said in a statement, “The record-breaking sales of Amrita Shergill’s finest paintings showcase her status as an artist and is a testament to her talent and skill. ” “This artwork reflects his growth as an artist and is the culmination of many years of penance as an artist,” he said. Vazirani said that this painting is a rare artwork made by Shergill.
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