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M F Husain
Untitled


M F Husain's paintings of Mother Teresa, Indira Gandhi, and the Gaja Gamini series depicting Madhuri Dixit, spanned the spectrum from the reverential to the sensual. In paintings such as the present lot, a darker palette and ambiguous facial features create an aura of mystery. A vertical composition places the woman painted in profile in a restricted space. She is seated in contemplation and holds an orb. An unspoken dialogue is suggested...



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  Lot 12 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$84,375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper left); inscribed 'II/ Trinidad' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
36 x 14.25 in (91.2 x 36 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist, circa 1970
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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