To mark the 20th anniversary of Indian Modern and Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s, the upcoming South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale will take place on 10 June in London. The sale will be led by the recently discovered self-portrait of Amrita Sher-Gil, painted by the artist at the age of 18, in 1931, while she was living in Paris. Further, the sale presents the most important artistic movements that took place in the subcontinent over the period of a century. The majority of the works offered in this auction derives from private collections and have not been seen in public for decades. The sale comprises 76 lots which will go on public view from 5 June until the sale, which takes place on 10 June at 2.30pm, following the Arts of India Sale, which will start at 11.00am. Maqbool Fida Husain (1913-2011), who has been called

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