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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



On several occasions, Husain had adopted classical Indian aesthetics as a substrate to construct images. Since the late 1940s, when he visited an exhibition of traditional Indian art and craft at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, he had painted works related to classical Indian sculpture, music, and dance. The artist sought to relate the aesthetics of modern art with the movements of classical Indian dance, the sounds of different ragas, and the...



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  Lot 16 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 57,60,000
$96,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (upper right) and English (upper right and verso)
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 36 in (59.7 x 91.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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