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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



M F Husain's painting of Saraswati, who signifies knowledge and music, as identified by the veena, peacock and lotus, is part of his series on musicians that he began in 1959 and often revisited over the decades. The veena seen here is typical of the iconography associated with the deity and is a recurring motif in Husain's paintings of musicians. The inspiration to draw from classical Indian music and dance perhaps dates back to...



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  Lot 61 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated '78' (on the reverse)
1978
Oil on canvas
35.25 x 25.5 in (89.5 x 64.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1978
Thence by descent
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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