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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 76 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$18,847
Rs 12,81,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Signed in Malayalam (lower right)
Marker on paper
16.25 x 11.5 in (41.5 x 29.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed in Malayalam (upper left); inscribed and dated 'Kavita in Kodanad / 22.VII.001' (lower right)
2001
Marker and ink on paper
11.5 x 16.25 in (29.2 x 41.2 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed in Malayalam (lower right); inscribed and dated 'Kunju in Kodanad / 22.VII.001' (lower centre)
2001
Marker and ink on paper
11.75 x 16.25 in (29.6 x 41.5 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed in Malayalam (upper left); inscribed and dated 'Kodanad / 22.VII.001' (lower right)
2001
Marker and ink on paper
11.5 x 16 in (29.2 x 40.6 cm)

e) Untitled
Signed in Malayalam and inscribed 'Elephant Family' (upper right)
Marker and ink on paper
11.75 x 16.5 in (29.6 x 41.6 cm)

(Set of five)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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