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M F Husain
Untitled (Dancers & Musicians)


According to critic Shiv S Kapur, Husain's paintings of musicians were more than mere representational images, "but Husain's purpose in painting them was clearly to render the spirit of those arts in visual images... Husain's interest lay in rendering sculptural figures in flat surfaces of paint. In their intertwined and dissolving lines he also sought the expressive grace of musical notes..." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S Kapur,...



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  Lot 62 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Rs 1,02,00,000
$154,545

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Dancers & Musicians)
Signed in Devnagari (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed 'Husain / 83-S / VI' (on the reverse)
1983
Oil on canvas
38 x 50 in (96.5 x 127 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Norton and Diana Ginsburg
Gift to the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004
Private Collection, New York

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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