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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Euphrosyne, Thalia, Aglaia





"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 43 of 70  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 2,40,00,000
$393,443

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Euphrosyne, Thalia, Aglaia

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1990
Acrylic on canvas
80 x 123 in (203.2 x 312.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From an important International Collection

EXHIBITED:
M. F. Husain: Let History Cut Across Me Without Me, presented by Vadehra Art Gallery at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi, 1993

PUBLISHED:
M. F. Husain: Let History Cut Across Me Without Me, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1993

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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