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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



The human figure has been the central motif of Husain's art, and "the vehicle for his exploration of the nature and drama of reality." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S Kapur, Husain, New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1972, p. 36) This can be seen in the present lot, which is divided almost equally into two panels, painted with contrasting colours.

On the right, the artist depicts a lone woman against a vivid blue background. Husain used...



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  Lot 31 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated ''69/ Husain' (lower right)
1969
Oil on canvas
36.25 x 45.75 in (92 x 116 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Contemporary Painting from India, presented by ART wave USA at New York: Viridian Gallery, 25 April - 13 May 1989

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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