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M F Husain
When I begin to paint hold the sky in your hand as the stretch of my canvas is unknown to me




"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 3 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

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$87,400
Rs 34,96,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
When I begin to paint hold the sky in your hand as the stretch of my canvas is unknown to me
Signed in English (upper right and verso), dated in English (verso) and signed in Devnagari (verso)
1982
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 26.5 in (82.6 x 67.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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