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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Kashmiri Couple)



Husain's Kashmiri Couple raises conjectures on what his influences for this work were. Though his travels across India come to mind, it is likely that his visit to the war front during the second Indo- Pakistan war prompted him to create this portrait of a Kashmiri couple a year after. Though stylised, this work exudes a sombre impression. The bold strokes, monochromes, and grave expressions of the couple compel the viewer to consider his own...



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  Lot 27 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 26,40,000
$44,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Kashmiri Couple)

Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
1966
Ink and wash on paper
19.5 x 28 in (49.5 x 71.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from the Collection of the Late June and John Lewis
A Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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