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M F Husain
Untitled




"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 31 of 85  

THE COLLECTOR`S EYE
27-28 MAY 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (centre)
Oil on wood with wire and nail pasted on mountboard
Height: 6.25 in (15.88 cm)
Board size: 14.75 x 18.75 in (37.7 x 47.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi
Saffronart, New Delhi, 20 September 2018, lot 53 a)

Category: Relief Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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