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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

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"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 23 of 40  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION - 2ND EDITION
20-21 JULY 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
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Signed and dated 'Husain/ 16 'XI' 89' (upper right)
1989
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 55 in (91.4 x 139.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
Pundoles, Mumbai, 21 January 2021, lot 58
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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