Vivan Sundaram, ‘Re-take of Amrita’, 2001, Christie's South Asian + Chinese

In 1936 in Shimla, Indira was the privileged model for her father Umrao Singh and her sister Amrita. The montage accentuates Indira's elongated body in the sofa by her mannered pose in the photograph.

(Artist statement, re-take of Amrita, New Delhi, 2001, p. 54)

Signature: signed and dated 'Vivan 2001' (lower right); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Vivan Sundaram / Retake of Amrita 2001 / Vivan Sundaram' (on the reverse)

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V. Sundaram, re-take of Amrita, New Delhi, 2001, pl. 25 (illustrated)

Acquired directly from the artist

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