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M F Husain
Untitled


"One reason that I went back to the Gupta period of sculpture was to study the human form - when the British ruled we were taught to draw a figure with the proportions from Greek and Roman sculpture... In the east the human form is an entirely different structure... the way a woman walks in the village there are three breaks... from the feet, the hips and the shoulder, they move in rhythm... the walk of the European is erect and archaic" (as...



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  Lot 65 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 90,00,000
$132,353

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower left)
Mixed media on canvas
60 x 40 in (152.7 x 101.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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