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M F Husain
Untitled (Paris Suite)




"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 51 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 90,00,000
$138,462

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Paris Suite)
Signed 'Husain' (upper right)
2003
Oil on canvas
34 x 45 in (86.4 x 114.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of a Parsi Gentleman, Mumbai
Saffronart, 10-12 May 2005, lot 8
Collection of a Gentleman, India

EXHIBITED
88 Husains in Oils 003, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 15 October-15 November 2003; Galerie 88, Kolkata, 2-30 August 2003

And Not Just 88 - Husains in Oils, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai, 14 January-8 March 2004

PUBLISHED
Khalid Mohammed ed., 88 Husains in Oils 003, jointly published by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Galerie 88, Kolkata and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2003, pl. 87 (illustrated, unpaginated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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