M F Husain



"All forms of art are born from one's roots"

Maqbool Fida Husain was born in 1913 in Pandharpur, Maharashtra. A self-taught artist, he came to Mumbai in 1937, determined to become a painter. In 1948, he was invited by F N Souza to join the Progressive Artists ' Group.

Husain began his career by painting billboards for feature films and making furniture designs and toys, to earn a living. When took up...
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Lot 9 Details

Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil on canvas pasted on board

33.25 x 16.5 in

$57,145-85,715
Rs 40,00,000- 60,00,000

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Lot 17 Details

Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil pastel and marker on paper

10 x 12.5 in

$12,860-17,145
Rs 9,00,000- 12,00,000

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Lot 28 Details

Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil on canvas

23.5 x 17.5 in

$35,715-42,860
Rs 25,00,000- 30,00,000

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USD payement only Lot 29 Details

Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Sketchpen on vellum paper

8.25 x 6 in

$2,000-3,000
Rs 1,40,000- 2,10,000

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PAST AUCTIONS          
Showing 4 of 566 works

Lot 8 Details

Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Acrylic on canvas

23.5 x 23.5 in

Winning bid
$59,155
Rs 42,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 24 Details

Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil on canvas

30 x 23.75 in

Winning bid
$16,901
Rs 12,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 25 Details

Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil on canvas

29.75 x 23.5 in

Winning bid
$160,563
Rs 1,14,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 44 Details

Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Acrylic on canvas

35.75 x 35.75 in

Winning bid
$101,408
Rs 72,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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Showing 4 of 87 works

Lot 1 Details

No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Pencil and sketch pen on paper

9.5 x 13.75 in

Winning bid
$1,003
Rs 70,200
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 40 Details

No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Sketchpen on canvas

24.75 x 38.5 in

Winning bid
$12,000
Rs 8,40,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 80 Details

No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour, acrylic and ink on paper pasted on mountboard

8.5 x 12.25 in

Winning bid
$3,025
Rs 2,11,746
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 10 Details

No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour, acrylic and ink on paper pasted on paper

8.75 x 12 in

Winning bid
$1,563
Rs 1,09,440
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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EXHIBITIONS          
Showing 4 of 45 works

Lot 63 Details

Remembering Ram Kumar | An Exhibition. 2-17 February 2019

M F Husain

Portrait of Ram...

Acrylic on canvas

49.5 x 26.25 in




Lot 106 Details

Souza in the 40's | Exhibition. 14 December 2018-5 March 2019

M F Husain

Portrait of Souza

Oil on canvas

34.25 x 28.75 in




Lot 5 Details

Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

M F Husain

Untitled

Pen and ink on paper

13.5 x 21 in




Lot 6 Details

Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

M F Husain

Untitled

Pen on paper

18 x 15 in




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