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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



"Art has to evolve from your very being, like my horses I see them as ageless and immortal. They draw chariots in the great epics, they stand proudly in the poorest stables, they are embodiments of strength." - M F HUSAIN

The present lot is a vivid portrayal of a white horse and its female rider, two leitmotifs often seen in M F Husain's paintings, rendered using strong lines and thick brushwork. According to Yashodhara Dalmia,...



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  Lot 21 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 90,00,000
$125,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed indistinctly (lower centre)
Oil on canvas
25.5 x 31 in (65 x 79 cm)

PROVENANCE
Received as a gift from the artist in Venezuela in 1983
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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