Amrita with Cousin Viola

This work is from the Re-take of Amrita series. 


Excerpt from Vivan Sundaram , Vivan Sundaram: Re-take of Amrita, Tulika Books, New Delhi, 2001:


'Amrita, dressed in black, sits in the balcony of the Rue de Bassano flat in the early 1930s. The sanguine model (Reclining Nude, painted by Amrita in 1933 in Budapest) is her cousin Viola, sister of her husband Victor Egan. Amrita's dress and pose, the balcony rail, the window shutters and the black void remind me of famous paintings by Manet and Matisse.'

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Publication/Creation date

2001

Creation place

India

Medium

Digital photomontage, printed by Epson Stylus Pro with Ultra Chrome K3 inks on smooth fine art paper, Epson c

Dimension

48.26cm x 34.29cm

Content type artwork documentation

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Amrita with Cousin Viola