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M F Husain
Untitled (Gaja Gamini)


Striking the graceful tribhanga pose seen in classical art, despite the baby on her hip and the gathri balanced on her head, the woman depicted in the present lot represents the ideal, maternal Indian woman - a theme Husain frequently painted. The details of her form, the flowers in her hair, the mudras formed by her hands, as well as the ghungru on her foot are reminiscent of classical Indian art and dance, as well...



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  Lot 36 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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$102,000
Rs 70,38,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Gaja Gamini)
Signed and dated 'Husain/ '96' (lower centre)
1996
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 30 in (101.5 x 76.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1996
Private Collection, Switzerland
Property from an Important International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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