Lot 8
M F Husain
(1915 - 2011)

Untitled (from the Gaja Gamini Series)

"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 8 of 223  

13-16 MAY 2002


Winning Bid
Rs 2,43,024


M F Husain
Untitled (from the Gaja Gamini Series)

Signed in English (lower right)
Circa 1999
Watercolour and pencil on paper
22 x 20.5 in (55.9 x 52.1 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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