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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Mahabharat)



"...The Mahabharata discloses a rich civilisation and highly evolved society which, though of an older world, strangely resembles the India of our time..." - M F HUSAIN

In the late 1960s, motivated by a desire to rediscover his Indian roots, Husain began painting works based on the Ramayana. This was followed by the Mahabharata series-the first of which he painted as a suite of 27 works when he was invited to...



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  Lot 19 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 66,00,000
$90,411

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Mahabharat)

Signed and dated 'Husain/ 002' (lower right)
2002
Acrylic on paper
34 x 60.75 in (86.5 x 154.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, Ahmedabad

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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