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M F Husain
Prince Charming




"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 62 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$11,831

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Prince Charming
Signed and dated 'Husain/ 44' (lower left); inscribed 'Prince Charming' (on the reverse)
1944
Ink on paper pasted on paper
29.75 x 20 in (75.5 x 50.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
The Guild, Mumbai
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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