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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain was exposed to music from an early age, having spent his childhood in Indore, an important cultural centre for Indian classical music. He painted works such as the present lot which are imbued with the sounds of different ragas in classical music. His love for music inspired him to create his well-known series of Ragamala paintings in the 1960s.

Husain believed that true art is a combination of all the art forms. "It...



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  Lot 45 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 84,00,000
$123,529

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right); bearing Chemould label on the stretcher (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
36 x 48 in (91.4 x 121.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist to Mr. Anish Patel, Mumbai, 1983
Private collection, Mumbai, 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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