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M F Husain
Untitled (Dancers and Musicians)


Husain began painting music as a theme in 1959, and continued to explore this field over the years. In the present lot, he uses shades of blue, green and earth colours to portray people lost in the revelry of melody and dancing. Light, shadow, and movement are rendered with deft brushstrokes, enabling the artist to capture the intangible aspects of a musical experience on canvas. "It would be incorrect to treat them as paintings of musicians and...



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  Lot 58 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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M F Husain
Untitled (Dancers and Musicians)
Signed in Devnagari (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Husain/ 83-S/ VI' (on the reverse)
1983
Oil on canvas
34.75 x 46.75 in (88.5 x 118.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Norton and Diana Ginsburg
Gift to the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004
Christie's, London, 10 June 2015, lot 24
Property from an Important International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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