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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



M F Husain often juxtaposed human figures with those of animals in his paintings, as seen in the present lot. His pairings, whether of horse and rider, bull and peasant, or, as in this case, man and an assortment of animals, create a palpable tension that breathes life into his works.

"Husain's metaphor is rich and of great expressiveness. It brings a wide sweep to his way of looking at things, to his many approaches to reality. His...



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  Lot 48 of 120  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Husain/ 16' XI' 89' (upper right)
1989
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 55.25 in (91.7 x 140.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Mumbai
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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