BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 10
 
Quick Zoom
M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



On several occasions, Husain adopted classical Indian aesthetics as a substrate to construct images. He was deeply moved by music since childhood, and growing up in Indore, an important cultural centre for Indian classical music, he was exposed to the discipline substantially. In the late 1940s, he visited an exhibition of traditional Indian art and craft at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, and began painting works that imbibed the sculpted...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 10 of 57  

THE DISCERNING EYE | BANGALORE, LIVE
15 APRIL 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 60,00,000
$98,361

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (upper right) and signed in English (verso)
c. 1970s
Acrylic on canvas
20.5 x 39.5 in (52.1 x 100.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the collection of the Late Badrivishal Pitti
Private Collection, Mumbai
From a Private Collector, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)