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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



Husain's genius for incorporating diverse influences in his art is seen in this lot. The composition of miniature painting and the plasticity of Indian sculpture is evoked here. The entire painting takes on the grainy brown texture of stone sculptures. The embrace of the seated figures is reminiscent of classical Persian and Indian miniatures, which often depicted lovers in variations of this pose.

Husain travelled extensively across...



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  Lot 45 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right); bearing Vadehra Art Gallery label (on the reverse)
1965
Oil on board
47.75 x 23.75 in (121.5 x 60.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Vadehra Art Gallery
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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