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M F Husain
Untitled




"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 42 of 120  

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

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$11,765
Rs 8,70,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Felt tip pen and pencil on paper
18 x 23.75 in (45.5 x 60.6 cm)

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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