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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's female figures take their organic sensuality from ancient Indian sculpture. The groupings of three women, as in the present lot, represent Padmini, Mohini and Shankini-the three ideals or typologies of the female referred to in ancient Indian scriptures. They are found in various permutations through Husain's work over many decades. The chakra, and the mudra too, are recurring motifs.

"By [the] early 60s, we had wiped out...



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  Lot 11 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 1,56,00,000
$240,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper left)
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
33.5 x 62 in (85.1 x 157.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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