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M F Husain
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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