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M F Husain
Untitled (Nandini)




"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 80  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
3-4 DECEMBER 2014

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$49,800
Rs 29,88,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Nandini)
Signed in English (upper right)
Watercolour, pencil and ink on paper
40 x 60 in (101.6 x 152.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection
Private Collection, USA

EXHIBITED:
Indian Paintings of the 80s from the Herwitz Family Collection,
presented by The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 1986

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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