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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 64 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 1,02,00,000
$150,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper right)
Circa 1970s
Oil on canvas
50 x 26 in (127 x 66 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Purchased from Pundole Art Gallery in the early 1970s
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
INDIA MODERN: Narratives from 20th Century Indian Art, Mumbai: Delhi Art Gallery, 25 September-5 December 2015

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., INDIA MODERN: Narratives from 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2015, p. 190 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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