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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 24 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000
$16,901

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower left)
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
30 x 23.75 in (76.4 x 60.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Gallery Gita, New Delhi, 1967
Private Collection, Uppsala, Sweden
Uppsala Auktionskammare, 11 June 2015, lot 647
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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