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"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 69 of 138  

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

Estimate



Winning Bid
$6,601
Rs 4,48,882

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Dated '3 XII '86' (lower right)
1986
Ink on paper
7.75 x 5.5 in (20 x 14.3 cm)

b) Untitled
Dated '18 XI '86' (upper left)
1986
Sketchpen on paper
7.75 x 5.5 in (20 x 14.3 cm)

c) Untitled
Dated '9 XII '86' (lower right)
1986
Ink on paper
5.5 x 7.75 in (14.3 x 20 cm)

d) Untitled
Dated '9 XII '86' (upper right)
1986
Ink on paper
7.75 x 5.5 in (20 x 14.3 cm)

e) Untitled
Dated '26 XI '86' (lower right)
1986
Sketchpen on paper
5.5 x 7.75 in (14.3 x 20 cm)

(Set of five)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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