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"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 24 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Husain/ '84' (lower right)
1984
Watercolour and sketchpen on paper
17 x 12 in (40.4 x 28.5 cm)

EXHIBITED
The Lyric Line: A Group Show of Early Drawings, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, August 2006

PUBLISHED
Rashda Siddiqui ed., In Conversation with Husain Paintings, New Delhi: Books Today, 2001, p. 105 (illustrated)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Husain/ '84' (lower right)
1984
Watercolour and sketchpen on paper
11 x 13 in (27.1 x 34.7 cm)

EXHIBITED
Husain Sketches of China, New Delhi: Maurya - Sheraton, 25 August - 2 September 1984
The Lyric Line: A Group Show of Early Drawings, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, August 2006

PUBLISHED
Rashda Siddiqui ed., In Conversation with Husain Paintings, New Delhi: Books Today, 2001, p.104 (illustrated)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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