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M F Husain
Untitled


"The eighth decade, the decade of eternal mother,
Her white sari, lights up the unlit lanes of Calcutta.
I paint and unfold several layers of her sari,
In search of my lost mother.
Sometimes her trembling hand,
Appears from the bodyless bundle of cloth
To touch her fugitive son."
-Maqbool Fida Husain (K. Bikram Singh, Husain, Rahul & Art, New Delhi, 2008, pg. 229)

M.F. Husain first met Mother...



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  Lot 51 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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$168,000
Rs 1,05,84,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2004
Acrylic on canvas
67.5 x 36 in (171.4 x 91.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
From an Important International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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