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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 22 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right); signed again 'Husain' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
36.5 x 33.25 in (92.6 x 84.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sotheby's, New York, 18 September 2013, lot 84

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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