$ 2,920,000 For Amrita Sher Gill’s Untitled Self Portrait

The art connoisseurs and buyers were in New York Yesterday at Sothebys which offers rare art works and sculptures for collectors across the globe. They were showcasing one of the most iconic works by Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil, her self portrait.

Amrita Sher-Gil is considered to be one of India’s most important early modernist painters.

Referred to as the Indian Frida Kahlo, Amrita Sher Gill was contemporary to Kahlo and also worked in developing societies along with being a part of the Hungarian heritage. Both artists are known to define their respective countries’ art histories.

The Self Portrait was sold (auctioned) at 2,920,000 USD, Although it’s Estimate Price was 1,200,000 — 1,800,000  USD .

Image Source: Sothebys

Image Source: Sothebys

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