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M F Husain
Untitled (Hawk on her Thigh)




"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 27 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 1,02,00,000
$154,545

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Hawk on her Thigh)
Signed in Devnagari (lower left), inscribed '"Haw on her thigh" / This is to certify that this is an original painting by M.F. Husain living in India. V. Kumar, Kumar Gallery, N. Delhi' (on the reverse)
Circa 1965
Oil on canvas
40.25 x 18 in (102 x 45.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sotheby's, New York, 20 September 2002, lot 147

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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