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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



"Art has to evolve from your very being, like my horses... I see them as ageless and immortal. They draw chariots in the great epics, they stand proudly in the poorest stables, they are embodiments of strength like the dragons of China." - M F HUSAIN

The present lot is a fine example of Husain's iconic paintings of horses, which represent strength, fertility, grace and fearlessness. However, the artist's horses constantly...



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  Lot 60 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 42,00,000
$59,155

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed 'Husain' (lower right) and inscribed in Arabic (upper edge); inscribed, signed and dated "To Aziza and Hameed/ 'Husain/ 16/ II/ '89" (on the reverse)
1989
Acrylic on canvas
23.5 x 17.75 in (60 x 45.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist to the family
Property of the Hamid Merchant Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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