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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 82 of 138  

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

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Winning Bid
$3,348
Rs 2,27,664

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Signed in Urdu and dated '3 I '91' (lower right)
1991
Marker on paper
9.5 x 13.5 in (24.3 x 34.6 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed in Urdu and dated '3 I '91' (lower right)
1991
Marker on paper
9.5 x 13.5 in (24.3 x 34.6 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed in Urdu and dated '3 I '91' (lower right)
1991
Marker on paper
9.5 x 13.5 in (24.3 x 34.6 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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