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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled





"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 27 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 55,20,000
$86,250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari and inscribed, signed and dated 'To Rashmi & Fransic on their happy wedding/ with warm affection/ Husain/ 9 IX '74' (on the reverse)
1974
Oil on canvas
16 x 16 in (40.4 x 40.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist on the occasion of their wedding, 9 September 1974
Collection of Rashmi Dore', Paris
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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