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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 47 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$37,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated 'HUSAIN 53' (upper right)
1953
Gouache, oil and marker on paper pasted on paper
20.5 x 16.25 in (52 x 41 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist, 1950
Private Collection of the Registrar of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Thence by descent
Christie's, Mumbai, 15 December 2015, lot 11
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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