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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M F Husain
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CURRENTLY ON AUCTION AT StoryLTD          
Showing 2 of 2 works

Lot 1 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 24 May 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Coloured marker on paper

15 x 20 in

$9,215-11,845
Rs 7,00,000-9,00,000


Lot 39 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 24 May 2022

M F Husain

Siru-Fil-Ard

Serigraph on paper pasted on mount board

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$1,055-1,580
Rs 80,000-1,20,000


PAST AUCTIONS          
Showing 4 of 652 works

Lot 1 Details

One Bid Auction 12 May 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Coloured marker on paper

15 x 20 in

Winning bid
$9,730
Rs 7,20,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 128 Details

Spring Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Antiquities 6-7 April 2022

M F Husain

Of Four

Watercolour and pencil on paper

12.5 x 10.5 in

Winning bid
$13,800
Rs 10,35,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 129 Details

Spring Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Antiquities 6-7 April 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board

14.5 x 21.5 in

Winning bid
$16,800
Rs 12,60,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 10 Details

Spring Live Auction: Modern Indian Art 6 April 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Oil on canvas

38 x 50 in

Winning bid
$320,000
Rs 2,40,00,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
Showing 4 of 153 works

Lot 3 Details

Friday Five 13 May 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Felt tip pen on postcard

5.5 x 3.5 in

Winning bid
$1,833
Rs 1,35,660
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 1 Details

Friday Five 15 April 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Pen and ink on postcard

3.25 x 5.25 in

Winning bid
$4,842
Rs 3,58,320
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 2 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Prints Edition 29 March 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Serigraph on paper

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Winning bid
$1,161
Rs 85,920
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 31 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Prints Edition 29 March 2022

M F Husain

Untitled

Offset print on paper

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Winning bid
$543
Rs 40,146
(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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