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 45 Details

Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

M F Husain

Untitled (Maya's ...

Oil on canvas pasted on board

32.25 x 25 in

$82,195-109,590
Rs 60,00,000-80,00,000

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Lot 46 Details

Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

M F Husain

a) On his way to Coronation
Inscribed...

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$4,110-6,850
Rs 3,00,000-5,00,000

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Lot 47 Details

Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

M F Husain

Bala Saraswati

Watercolour, ink and felt tip pen on paper

10.75 x 11 in

$4,110-6,850
Rs 3,00,000-5,00,000

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Lot 48 Details

Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

M F Husain

Untitled

Acrylic on canvas

19.5 x 14.5 in

$34,250-41,100
Rs 25,00,000-30,00,000

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Lot 41 Details

Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

M F Husain

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Winning bid
$24,324
Rs 18,00,000
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Lot 42 Details

Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

M F Husain

Untitled

Felt tip pen and pencil on paper

18 x 24 in

Winning bid
$11,765
Rs 8,70,600
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 43 Details

Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

M F Husain

Untitled...

Pen and ink on paper

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Winning bid
$12,973
Rs 9,60,000
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Lot 44 Details

Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

M F Husain

Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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Lot 12 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 19 October 2021

M F Husain

Untitled

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Winning bid
$1,234
Rs 91,320
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Lot 24 Details

Absolute Tuesdays 19 October 2021

M F Husain

Untitled (Varanasi)

Serigraph on paper

22 x 29.25 in

Winning bid
$510
Rs 37,740
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Lot 12 Details

Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

M F Husain

Untitled

Felt tip pen on paper

11.75 x 14 in

Winning bid
$6,659
Rs 4,79,466
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 28 Details

Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

M F Husain

Untitled

Watercolour and ink on paper

17 x 13 in

Winning bid
$11,167
Rs 8,04,000
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EXHIBITIONS          
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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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