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M F Husain
Portrait of RCL Gun Mounted Jeep




"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 25 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Portrait of RCL Gun Mounted Jeep
Signed in Devnagari and dated '65' (lower right); inscribed “‘Portrait of RCL-GUN-MOUNTED JEEP”’ (on the reverse)
1965
Ink and wax on paper pasted on board
22 x 30 in (56 x 76 cm)

PROVENANCE
From the Collection of the late Badrivishal Pitti
Pundole's, Mumbai, 17 January 2013, lot 33 d)
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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