Google pays tribute to India’s Frida Kahlo on 103rd birthday

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Google today celebrates the 103rd birth anniversary of India’s eminent painter Amrita Sher-Gil, also known as the “Indian Frida Kalho”.

The search giant has dedicated a simple doodle to Sher-Gil, depicting one of her famous paintings, Three Girls.

Amrita Sher-Gil was born in Budapest, Hungary, on 30th January, 1913 to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian Jewish mother.

Sher-Gil is considered among the most important Indian painters of the 20th century with 174 documented works created over the course of her brief career. She studied and practised in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Sher-Gil died at a young age of 28 on December 5, 1941 in Lahore.

 

 

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