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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's horse paintings are arguably among the best known in the artist's oeuvre. He began painting the horse in the 1950s and continued to create the animal in varied incarnations throughout his life. Husain's preoccupation with the horse developed from his encounter with the animal at a very young age. He spent a lot of time with Acchan Mian, a farrier who was his grandfather's friend, and often fixed iron shoes on tonga horses. The...



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  Lot 66 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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Winning Bid
$165,000
Rs 1,08,90,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (upper right)
Oil on canvas
23.75 x 47.75 in (60.4 x 121.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Mrs. Contractor, a close friend of the artist, Mumbai
Private Collection, Pune
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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