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National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

The National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi began as a residence for the Maharaja of Jaipur, designed by Sir Arthur Bloomfield in 1936. The butterfly-shaped building with a central dome was converted into a museum in 1954, and now houses 17,000 artworks tracing the development of Indian modern art.

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Group of Three Girls

Amrita Sher-Gil, 1935

Two Women

Amrita Sher-Gil, 1936

Hill Scene

Amrita Sher-Gil, 1938

Red Verandah

Amrita Sher-Gil, 1938

The Merry Cemetery

Amrita Sher-Gil, 1939

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Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

The last Mondrian in a modernist palace

Smithsonian American Art Museum

National Gallery, London

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