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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)






"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 9 of 20  

ONE BID AUCTION
3 FEBRUARY 2022

Start Price



Winning Bid
$7,297
Rs 5,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain


a) Buster Keaton
Inscribed and dated 'Paris 24. V. '82' (lower right); inscribed '32 II/ Buster Keaton' (on the reverse)
1982
Pen and ink on paper
6 x 4 in (15.4 x 10.3 cm)

b) Buster Keaton
Dated '26. V. '82' (lower right); inscribed '32 III/ Buster Keaton' (on the reverse)
1982
Pen and ink on paper
6 x 4 in (15.4 x 10.3 cm)


c) Buster Keaton
Inscribed and dated 'Paris 24. V. '82' (lower right); inscribed '32 IV/ Buster Keaton' (on the reverse)
1982
Pen and ink on paper
6 x 4 in (15.4 x 10.3 cm)

(Set of three)

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

PUBLISHED
Dr Daniel Herwitz, Husain, Bombay: Tata Steel Publications, 1998, pp. 228-229 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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