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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Paola





"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 35 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Paola

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1958
Oil on canvas
56.5 x 18.5 in (143.5 x 47 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from a Private Italian Collection
Private collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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