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M F Husain
Untitled




"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 65 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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$67,059
Rs 45,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower left)
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 24 in (91.4 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private New York Collection
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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