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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



Painted in 1979, the same year that Husain briefly met Mother Teresa for the first time at Palam Airport, the present lot is one of the earliest paintings from a series that would become the focus of his art for a significant period in later years."He could not find words to express his feelings in her magnanimous presence." (Rashda Siddiqui, In Conversation with Husain Paintings, New Delhi: Books Today, 2001, p. 200) Though Husain had...



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  Lot 66 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Husain 79' and signed again in Bengali (lower right); signed and dated 'Husain Calcutta 79' and signed again in Bengali (on the reverse)
1979
Oil and acrylic on canvas
48 x 24 in (122 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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