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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's depiction of three women conversing in the shade of a tree is reminiscent of his paintings of groups of women in rural settings, portraying the subjects "within a community of loneliness." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S Kapur, Husain, New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1971, p. 41) The emotive use of colour and lines separates them from their surroundings and other people in the vicinity, placing the focus on the scene in the...



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  Lot 45 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and signed 'Husain' (lower right); bearing 'Sarla Art Centre' label (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
26 x 45 in (65.9 x 114 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in India, circa 1970s
Private New York Collection
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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