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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 71 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$1,614
Rs 1,09,752

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Ink on paper
3.5 x 5 in (8.8 x 12.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'WIMBLEDON / 7.VII.85' (upper right)
1985
Sketchpen and pencil on paper
5.75 x 4 in (14.7 x 10.4 cm)

c) Untitled
Sketchpen on paper
10 x 7.25 in (25.5 x 18.5 cm)

d) Untitled
Marker and pencil on paper
6.75 x 4 in (17 x 10.3 cm)

(Set of four)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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