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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 83 of 138  

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

Estimate



Winning Bid
$2,928
Rs 1,99,104

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed 'James Yantsides' (lower centre) and inscribed and dated '11 june 77 / Worcester Mass' (lower right); inscribed 'JAMES YANTSiDES' (on the reverse)
1977
Ink on paper
6 x 4 in (15.1 x 10.1 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and signed and dated 'Husain/ 22 X '78' (lower right)
1978
Ink on paper
11.75 x 8.75 in (29.6 x 22.5 cm)

c) Untitled
Inscribed and dated 'LIV ULMAN / New York / 12. III. '81' (lower right); inscribed 'YELLOW FINGER' (upper right)
1981
Sketchpen on paper
7.75 x 5 in (19.9 x 12.9 cm)

(Set of three)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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