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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled





"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 4 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,56,000
$7,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

a) Dated in English (lower right)
b) Signed in English (lower right)
a) 1955
Ink on paper pasted on paper
a) 7 x 5 in (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
b) 3 x 5 in (7.6 x 12.7 cm)
c) 5 x 3.5 in (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
d) 4.5 x 5 in (11.4 x 12.7 cm)

(Set of four)

PROVENANCE:
Badrivishal Pitti Collection, India
Private Collector, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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