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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 74 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$2,125
Rs 1,44,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'Paris / 13 june '81' (upper left)
1981
Sketchpen and ink on paper pasted on mountboard
5 x 3.5 in (12.4 x 8.8 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed ''CIMABUE'' (upper left)
Sketchpen on paper
8 x 5.75 in (20.6 x 14.8 cm)

(Set of two)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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