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M F Husain
Untitled


“In his drive to create an Indian contemporary art, M.F. Husain has become a master of myth, not only portraying deities and episodes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana, but in projecting historical figures into the transcendent realm of the mythic…His ‘Mother Teresa’ series similarly uses her distinctive habit and her hands to effect a transformation of the historical to the mythic, the mortal to the eternal” (Susan Bean, “Now, Then, Beyond Time...



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  Lot 2 of 95  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2009
9-10 SEPTEMBER 2009

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Winning Bid
$152,145
Rs 73,02,960

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in English (upper right)
Acrylic on canvas
34.5 x 53 in (87.6 x 134.6 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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