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M F Husain
Untitled (Autobiography)




"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 61 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Autobiography)
Felt tip pen on paper
12.75 x 21.5 in (32.3 x 54.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, New Delhi
Christie's, Mumbai, 11 December 2014, lot 45 (a)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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