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M F Husain
Untitled (Ganga)




"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 64 of 80  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
3-4 DECEMBER 2014

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$26,400
Rs 15,84,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Ganga)
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1986
Watercolour, pen and silver ink on paper
16.5 x 23.5 in (41.9 x 59.7 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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