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M F Husain
Untitled (Man in Turban)


"We went back to our roots. We discarded all outside influences. We painted contemporary things but put in our context and in our culture. There were social and political influences too, but everything revolved around pure aesthetics." - M F HUSAIN

The present lot is an early portrait by M F Husain, and provides a rare glimpse into the artist's evolving style during this period. In the late 1940s, Husain became a member of the...



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  Lot 7 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 13,20,000
$18,082

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Man in Turban)
Signed 'Husain' (upper left)
Circa 1950s
Mixed media on paper
10 x 7 in (25.2 x 17.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Galerie Palette, Zurich, circa 1950s
Private Collection, Switzerland
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Maqbool Fida Husain, Zurich: Galerie Palette, 1956

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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