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M F Husain
Untitled


The human figure has been the central motif of Husain's art, and "the vehicle for his exploration of the nature and drama of reality." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S Kapur, Husain, New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1972, p. 36) In his quest to depict the diverse realities of India, Husain often portrayed women in a rural setting, at times engaged in laborious daily activities, such as in the present lot. "It is a point worth noting that...



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  Lot 49 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Oil on canvas
39.75 x 47.75 in (101 x 121 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Christie's, New York, 30 March 2006, lot 68
Property from an Important Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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