StoryLTD provides an assurance on behalf of the seller that each object we offer for sale is genuine and authentic.

Lot No :



Estimate: Rs 75,000-Rs 1,00,000 ( $1,045-$1,390 )

Amrita Sher-Gil

Karl Khandalavala, Amrita Sher-Gil, Bombay: New Book Co., 1945 [Title page says 1944/ back of title-page reads 'First Published in 1945']

pp 71; frontispiece portrait; 20 full-page tipped-in colour plates at the end; 3 tipped-in colour plates in the text; 5 tipped-in monochrome plates in the text; 8 monochrome plates at the end and numerous line drawings in the text including some full page; Red elephant based on the last incomplete painting by Sher-Gil on cover; Beige full-cloth binding without dustjacket.
14.9 x 11 x 0.6 in (38 x 28 x 1.7 cm)

The first full-dress study of Sher-Gil's life and work by her close friend, published four years after her death and carrying extracts from many letters between the two.