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"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 40 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
$33,782
Rs 22,29,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Painted wood pasted on board
Height: 8.75 in (22 cm)
Width: 6 in (15.4 cm)
Depth: 0.5 in (1.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Painted wood pasted on board
Height: 11.5 in (29.4 cm)
Width: 5.75 in (14.5 cm)
Depth: 0.5 in (1.4 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK
Acquired from the above

Category: Relief Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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