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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 72 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$1,794
Rs 1,21,992

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed 'New York' (upper right)
Ink on paper
4.5 x 3.5 in (11.5 x 8.7 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'New York / 11.XII.'85' (upper right)
1985
Sketchpen on paper
4.5 x 3.5 in (11.5 x 8.7 cm)

c) Untitled
Inscribed 'New York' (upper left)
Ink on paper
4.5 x 3.5 in (11.5 x 8.7 cm)

d) Untitled
Inscribed 'New York' (upper right)
Ink on paper
4.5 x 3.5 in (11.5 x 8.7 cm)

(Set of four)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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