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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



M F Husain’s fondness for Indian theatre was evident in the series of sketches and paintings he’d created on Vijay Tendulkar’s controversial play Ghashiram Kotwal. According to actor Mohan Agashe (who played the lead role of Nana Phadnavis in the play), Husain had asked the play’s producers for permission to sit and sketch in the front row during the performance. This led to Husain putting up an exhibition of the Ghashiram...



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  Lot 129 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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$16,800
Rs 12,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (upper left)
Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board
14.75 x 21.5 in (37.2 x 54.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1989
Private Collection, Mumbai
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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