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M F Husain
Untitled


"Lost is the passage of sound
In my jungle.
Today the burnt bamboos
Have scratched
The heart of silent sky,
And greens sucked
In elephant jugs."

- M F HUSAIN

Animals recur frequently as motifs in M F Husain's works, possessing graceful, energetic forms. Depictions of elephants, tigers and horses, which are revered in Indian mythology, reference various qualities such as strength, energy,...



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  Lot 44 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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$156,000
Rs 1,12,32,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (upper left)
Circa 1960s
Oil on board
23.5 x 35.5 in (59.7 x 90.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Zurich
Private Collection, London
Private Collection, New Delhi
Saffronart, 3-4 December 2014, lot 24
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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