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M F Husain
Dreams


Dreams offers a panoramic view into Husain's evolution as an artist. A large canvas, it is composed of the classic images and symbols that have featured often throughout Husain's oeuvre. True to its title, these disparate vignettes suggest a surreal dreamscape. There is no order in this world of animals, plants, silhouettes and faceless torsos, rendered in Husain's typical style.

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  Lot 49 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 4,44,00,000
$672,727

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Dreams
Signed and dated 'Husain 79' (lower left)
1979
Acrylic on canvas
42.5 x 85.5 in (107.9 x 217.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Grosvenor Gallery, London
Aquired from the above
Property from an Important Private Collection

PUBLISHED:
Balraj Khanna and Aziz Kurtha eds., Art of Modern India, London: Thames and Hudson, 1998, p. 75 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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