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M F Husain
Civilisation


Born in 1915, Husain was a founding member of the Progressive Artist’s group and remains one of the best known and most prolific Indian modernists today. A self-taught artist for the most part, Husain’s work, since his first exhibition in 1947, has accommodated almost all of the trends and traditions that have marked the development of modern Indian art.

In this large format, montage-like canvas from 1991, the artist takes a moment to...



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  Lot 62 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$804,535
Rs 3,45,94,984

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Civilisation
1991
Acrylic on canvas
82 x 148.5 in (208.3 x 377.2 cm)

Exhibited: Let History Cut Across Me without Me, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, 1993
Published:Let History Cut Across Me without Me, Vadehra Art Gallery, 1993

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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