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M F Husain
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 18 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$17,391
Rs 12,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Malayalam and dated '68' (upper left)
1968
Watercolour and wax on paper
20.25 x 28 in (51.4 x 71.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Badrivishal Pitti
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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