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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 12 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$118,182

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (centre right); inscribed and dated 'Given to Bal on leaving Delhi 1967' (on the reverse)
1967
Acrylic on canvas
30.25 x 20.25 in (76.7 x 51.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK
Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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