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M F Husain
Untitled


"The central concern of Husain's art, and its dominant motif, is woman... In Husain's work, woman has the gift of eagerness... like those in ancient Jain miniature paintings, and an inward attentiveness, as if she were listening to the life coursing within her." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S. Kapur, Husain, New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1971, p. 46)

In this rare painting from 1965, Husain depicts two women enclosed in...



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  Lot 9 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and Urdu and dated '1 IX 1965' (lower right)
1965
Oil on canvas
34.75 x 48.25 in (88.2 x 122.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in the 1960s
Collection of an Eminent Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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