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"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 71 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
$18,145
Rs 11,97,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Zurich-New York /31.V.88' (lower right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Zurich-New York /31.V.88' (lower right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

c) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Zurich-New York /31.V.88' (lower right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

d) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Zurich-New York /31.V.88' (lower right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

e) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Zurich-New York /31.V.88' (lower right)
1988
Pen and pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)
f) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'New York/ 8 june '88' (lower left)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

g) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'New York/ 13 june 88' (lower left)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

h) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 13 june 88/ 'New York' (lower right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

i) Untitled
Inscribed and dated '21 june 88/ New York' (upper right)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

j) Untitled
Inscribed and dated '21 june '88 / New York' (upper left)
1988
Pencil on paper
6 x 4.25 in (15.5 x 10.5 cm)

(Set of ten)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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