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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled





"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 50 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 30,00,000
$46,154

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (upper left)
Oil on canvas
24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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