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Lot 83
M F Husain
The Pull


It is not unusual to hear Husain being called a living legend. He has done much for the world of modern Indian art, most importantly, as Yashodhara Dalmia explains, “deliver[ing] the common man from the ordinariness of his existence to the international arena” and the formulation of a modernity that had its roots fixed firmly in Indian soil (The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, Oxford University Press, 2001, p. 101).

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  Lot 83 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

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Winning Bid
$314,655
Rs 1,35,30,165

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
The Pull
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1952
Oil on board
47.5 x 47.5 in (120.6 x 120.6 cm)

Published: Maqbool Fida Husain, Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S. Kapur,Harry N.Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York, 1971

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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