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M F Husain
Untitled


M F Husain's interest in painting musicians began in 1959 and he revisited the theme over several decades. The inspiration to draw from classical Indian music and dance perhaps dated back to the artist's exposure to music recitals and dance performances during his childhood in the city of Indore, which in the late 1930s, under the rule of the princely Holkar dynasty, was an important centre of arts and culture. In addition to musical instruments...



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  Lot 10 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$123,810

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper left); signed and dated 'Husain/ '64' (on the reverse)
1964
Oil on canvas
26.5 x 39.75 in (67 x 100.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Gita Art Gallery, circa 1970s
Property from an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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