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M F Husain
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 8 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$30,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (upper right) and in Devnagari (upper left)
Mixed media on paper pasted on board
29.75 x 21.75 in (75.4 x 55.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, Japan
Saffronart, 21 July 2011, lot 31
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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