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M F Husain
Landscape VI




"All forms of art are born from one's roots"

Maqbool Fida Husain was born in 1913 in Pandharpur, Maharashtra. A self-taught artist, he came to Mumbai in 1937, determined to become a painter. In 1948, he was invited by F N Souza to join the Progressive Artists ' Group.

Husain began his career by painting billboards for feature films and making furniture designs and toys, to earn a living. When took up...



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  Lot 72 of 115  

WINTER AUCTION 2008
10-11 DECEMBER 2008

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Winning Bid
$28,187
Rs 13,52,952

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Landscape VI
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1986
Watercolour on paper
22 x 15 in (55.9 x 38.1 cm)

PUBLISHED:
In Conversation with Husain Paintings, Rashda Siddiqui, Books Today, New Delhi, 2001
Husain, Daniel Herwitz, Tata Press, Mumbai, 1988
Husain Tapestry, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1994 (as a tapestry)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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