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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



Husain's paintings from the 1950s depicted subjects from ordinary life. He had, by 1955, rooted himself in the modern Indian art scene, with many of his works created in a folk idiom that strove to encapsulate the mood of a post-independent India. According to critic Shiv S Kapur, these subjects were "activity-oriented," expressed through a strong, rhythmic line. Even in his choice of colour, Husain veered towards earthy tones of brown, as seen...



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  Lot 76 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Husain 55' (upper right)
1955
Oil on canvas
27.25 x 15.25 in (69 x 38.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Uma Anand, India
Private Family Collection, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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