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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's depiction of three women conversing in the shade of a tree is reminiscent of his paintings of groups of women in rural settings, portraying the subjects "within a community of loneliness." (Richard Bartholomew and Shiv S Kapur, Husain, New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1971, p. 41) The emotive use of colour and lines separates them from their surroundings and other people in the vicinity, placing the focus on the scene in the...



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  Lot 67 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and signed 'Husain' (lower right); bearing Sarala Art Centre label (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
26 x 45 in (66 x 114.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in India, circa 1970s
Private New York Collection
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Gallery Collection: Group Show, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 19 July - 20 August 2018

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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