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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



Husain found a muse in the horse at a very young age with the horse effigies that featured in the tazias processions during Muharram. It became an integral motif that kept reappearing in his oeuvre.

"The horse as a multidimensional symbolic motif was itself to interest Husain deeply. During his travels in China in 1952 he studied the Sung dynasty renderings of horses. Later, in Europe, where as he found the Renaissance horses...



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  Lot 40 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,04,00,000
$340,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Dated in English (lower right)
1970
Oil on canvas
118 x 46 in (299.7 x 116.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of a Gentleman, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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