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M F Husain
Untitled


From the raw energy of the elegant horse, to depictions of lions and tigers, Husain chose his subjects from the natural environment, folk tales and mythology, transforming them into extraordinary creatures. By juxtaposing them against unusual objects, such as the lamp with the lion, as seen in the present lot, Husain re-imagined this cultural repository to create a wholly new pictorial language.

Other times, he subverted the context...



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  Lot 49 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$36,923

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 17.5 in (59.7 x 44.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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