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M F Husain
Untitled (Village Scene)


Every decade in M.F. Husain's career as an artist was marked by identifiable shifts in his exploration of art.

Husain's paintings from the 1950s, as in the present lot, take their subjects from ordinary life around him. "...they are activity-oriented, and their dominant characteristic is a strong and rhythmic line. ...The human figure has remained the prime motif of his art, the vehicle for his exploration of the nature and drama of...



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  Lot 10 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 1,44,00,000
$221,538

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Village Scene)
Signed and dated 'MF HUSAIN 50' (lower right)
1950
Oil on canvas
31 x 24.5 in (78.7 x 62.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Begum Qudsia Zaidi Collection, New Delhi
Thence by descent
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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