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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



In Maqbool Fida Husain's works, animals recur frequently as motifs, possessing graceful, energetic figures. The elephant and horse, through their form and depiction, encompass a plethora of references. Husain's various encounters with the figure of the horse extend across several decades, beginning as early as his childhood in Indore, spent in the company of his grandfather's friend, Acchan Mian the farrier, and extending to the work of...



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  Lot 9 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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$132,012
Rs 83,16,756

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in English and Devnagari (verso)
1970s
Acrylic on canvas
40.5 x 60 in (102.9 x 152.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Italy

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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