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"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 41 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
$24,324
Rs 18,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Watercolour on paper
17 x 25 in (43.2 x 63.3 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Pencil on paper
17 x 27.25 in (43.2 x 69 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Pencil on paper
17 x 27.25 in (43.2 x 69 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Pencil on paper
17 x 27.25 in (43.2 x 69 cm)

e) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Pencil on paper
17 x 27.25 in (43.2 x 69 cm)

(Set of five)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Bal Chhabda
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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