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Lot 47
M F Husain
When I begin to paint hold the sky in your hand as the stretch of my canvas is unknown to me




"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 47 of 218  

AUCTION 2001 (DECEMBER)
6-12 DECEMBER 2001

Estimate



Winning Bid
$8,750
Rs 4,15,625




ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
When I begin to paint hold the sky in your hand as the stretch of my canvas is unknown to me
Signed in English (upper right)
25.7.1982
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 26.5 in (82.6 x 67.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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