Sleeping with the hot dragon

“Sleep” (1932) by Amrita Sher-Gil, daughter of the photographer Umrao Singh Sher-Gil. The model is Amrita’s sister, Indira.

«I am always in love, but fortunately for me and unfortunately for the party concerned, I fall out of love or rather fall in love with someone else before any damage can be done!”» – Amrita’s letter to art critic Karl Khandalavala, c. 1937 (?).

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