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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PAST AUCTIONS          
Showing 4 of 599 works

Lot 6 Details

ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Painted wood pasted on mountboard

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Winning bid
$12,329
Rs 9,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 7 Details

ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

M F Husain

Untitled (Man in ...

Mixed media on paper

10 x 7 in

Winning bid
$18,082
Rs 13,20,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 18 Details

ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Acrylic on canvas

35 x 29.5 in

Winning bid
$131,507
Rs 96,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 19 Details

ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

M F Husain

Untitled...

Acrylic on paper

34 x 60.75 in

Winning bid
$90,411
Rs 66,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
Showing 4 of 111 works

Lot 1 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 1 September 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour, acrylic and ink on paper pasted on paper

8.75 x 12 in

Winning bid
$8,137
Rs 5,94,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 6 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 25 August 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour and graphite on paper

18.75 x 14.25 in

Winning bid
$6,531
Rs 4,80,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 2 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 11 August 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Marker on paper

10.25 x 9 in

Winning bid
$5,163
Rs 3,82,026
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 26 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 11 August 2020

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour, acrylic and ink on paper pasted on paper

8.5 x 12.5 in

Winning bid
$3,032
Rs 2,24,346
(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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