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M F Husain
Untitled


"Animal symbolism...is inextricably tied up with the religious tradition of every race. They represent an ancient community of basic identity between man and beast, a recognition by man of his own bestial urges. In Indian mythology, gods are inseparable from the animal "vehicles" that express some of their attributes on a more basic plane. In certain cases gods are actually realized in animal form, or are viewed as capable of change from one...



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  Lot 24 of 80  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
3-4 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
$120,000
Rs 72,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper left)
c. 1960s
Oil on board
23.5 x 35.5 in (59.7 x 90.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collector, Zurich
Private Collector, London
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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