Amrita Sher-Gil

1913 - 1941

Amrita Sher-Gil

Amrita Sher-Gil (Punjabi: ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਾ ਸ਼ੇਰਗਿਲ; 30 January 1913 – 5 December 1941) was a Hungarian-Indian painter. She has been called "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century" and a "pioneer" in modern Indian art. Drawn to painting from an early age, Sher-Gil started getting formal lessons in the art, at the age of eight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amrita Sher-Gil has received more than 1,484,154 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 793rd most popular painter.

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Among painters, Amrita Sher-Gil ranks 792 out of 1,258Before her are Taddeo Zuccari, Ivana Kobilca, François-André Vincent, Maurycy Gottlieb, Nicolas Froment, and John Collier. After her are Will Sampson, Cornelis van Poelenburgh, Adolf Wölfli, Leonaert Bramer, Antonio Vivarini, and Naji al-Ali.

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Among people born in 1913, Amrita Sher-Gil ranks 112Before her are Hélio Gracie, Heinrich Bär, Masatoshi Nakayama, Mouloud Feraoun, Alfonso López Michelsen, and Tokutaro Ukon. After her are Trevor Howard, Charles Berlitz, Stefan Heym, Alfred Bester, Tikhon Khrennikov, and Philip Abelson. Among people deceased in 1941, Amrita Sher-Gil ranks 71Before her are Natalie of Serbia, Ivan Panfilov, Jelly Roll Morton, Alexandros Koryzis, Guido Adler, and Walter Ruttmann. After her are Arkady Gaidar, Amy Johnson, Viktor Dankl von Krasnik, Alfred Hettner, Maurice Bavaud, and Gutzon Borglum.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Amrita Sher-Gil ranks 220 out of 500Before her are Ferenc Bene (1944), Lajos Portisch (1937), Frigyes Karinthy (1887), Péter Esterházy (1950), Géza Maróczy (1870), and Adolph Zukor (1873). After her are Walthari (600), Alfréd Hajós (1878), Eugene Ormandy (1899), Fritz Reiner (1888), Prince Álmos (1070), and Tommy Ramone (1949).

Among PAINTERS In Hungary

Among painters born in Hungary, Amrita Sher-Gil ranks 4Before her are Mihály Zichy (1827), István Sándorfi (1948), and Mihály Munkácsy (1844). After her are Vilmos Aba-Novák (1894), Philip de László (1869), and Igor Grabar (1871).

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