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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's depictions of women are deeply rooted in Indian sculpture and miniature painting, which he encountered during his travels across the country. The female forms in his paintings take their cues from the energy and dynamism of Mathura sculptures, while aspects of Jain miniature painting techniques also seep into his work, as seen by the compartmentalisation of the two figures in this rare painting from 1965.

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  Lot 55 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 72,00,000
$98,630

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and Urdu and dated '1 IX 1965' (lower right)
1965
Oil on canvas
38.25 x 47.5 in (97 x 120.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in the 1960s
Collection of an Eminent Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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