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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 22 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Oil on canvas pasted on board
23.5 x 17.5 in (59.5 x 44.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collector, Gujarat

EXHIBITED
88 Husains in Oils 003, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 15 October - 15 November 2003; Kolkata: Galerie 88, 2 - 30 August 2003
And Not Just 88: Husains in Oils, Mumbai: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 14 January - 8 March 2004

PUBLISHED
Khalid Mohammed ed., 88 Husains in Oils 003, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery; Kolkata: Galerie 88 and Mumbai: Pundole Art Gallery, 2003, pl. 28 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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