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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Mother Teresa



“I have tried to capture in my paintings what her presence meant to the destitute and the dying, the light and hope she brought by mere inquiry, by putting her hand over a child abandoned in the street. I did not cry at this encounter. I returned with so much strength and sadness that it continues to ferment within. That is why I try it again and again, after a gap of time, in a different medium.” - M F HUSAIN

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  Lot 47 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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$168,000
Rs 1,29,36,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Mother Teresa

Signed 'Husain' (upper right)
Oil on canvas
58.5 x 34.75 in (148.6 x 88.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from DAG, New Delhi, 2014
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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