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M F Husain
Untitled


Women have often been the subject of Husain's extensive and prolific body of work. The present lot is a vertical composition depicting a kneeling woman whose partially defined facial features and gestures suggest waiting or readiness. Her attire and ornaments are rendered in a subdued mosaic of whites, browns and patches of blue. Husain used an earth-toned palette and weighty, sculptural forms to depict women in other similar works over the...



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  Lot 10 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,44,00,000
$201,399

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper right)
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
37 x 19 in (94 x 48.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the collection of Leela Shukla, New Delhi
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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