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M F Husain
Arrival


The present lot embodies some of the most characteristic elements of M F Husain's style: earthy yellows, oranges and browns, and bold reds and greens assimilate with strong lines, clear spatial division and sculpturesque figures, all of which serve to create strong contrasts between the different elements of the painting. The female body-type in Husain's work evolved from his study of ancient Indian sculpture, and his recognisable approach to...



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  Lot 22 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 72,00,000
$105,882

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Arrival
Inscribed 'ARRIVAL' (on the reverse)
Acrylic on canvas
35.5 x 25.5 in (90 x 64.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2006, lot 143
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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