Amrita Sher-Gil spent the formative years of her life in Europe. She dabbled in paint from her early childhood. Her intelligent Hungarian mother, Marie Antoinette, wife of an Indian Umrao Singh Sher-Gil, detected her hidden talent and encouraged her to paint. She took her to Italy and Paris, the hotbeds of artistic activity and the birthplace of many a historic art movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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