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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 53 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 16,80,000
$23,014

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed twice in Devnagari (upper left)
Oil on canvas pasted on board
15.25 x 15.25 in (39 x 39 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from The Pittie Collection, Hyderabad
Property of a Lady, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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