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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)




Animals recur frequently as motifs in M F Husain's works, often possessing playful, energetic forms as seen in the present lot. The bold lines and minimalistic depictions of the cow and elephant - both of which are considered sacred in Indian culture and mythology - reference various qualities such as purity, divinity, strength and abundance. "When we look at these creatures we must remember that the animal is not the subject of Husain's...



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  Lot 69 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$8,400
Rs 6,21,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain


a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Husain/ 72' (lower right)
1972
Ink on paper
10 x 8.75 in (25.5 x 22.5 cm)


b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Husain/ 92' (lower right)
1992
Marker on paper
9.5 x 8 in ( 24.3 x 20.5 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, New York, 17 September 2014, lot 507
From an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 









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