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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 80 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$1,952
Rs 1,32,720

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed 'Zurich-Dubai' (lower right); dated '25 Sept.'85' (lower centre)
1985
Marker on cardboard
10 x 14.5 in (25.7 x 36.7 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed and dated '25.V.'85 / Bombay-Zurich / 25 May '85' (lower right); inscribed again 'no matter what happens NEVER SELL A COW, . . . . . .' (upper centre)
1985
Sketchpen on cardboard
7.75 x 5.75 in (19.4 x 14.5 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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