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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Bestiary)



“Lost is the passage of sound in my jungle. Today the burnt bamboos have scratched the heart of silent sky, And greens sucked in elephant jugs. White tusks daggered inside the stomach of black mountain. They say: For seven days the passage of sound was lost.” - M F HUSAIN

Animals recur frequently as motifs in M F Husain’s works, possessing graceful and energetic forms. Depictions of elephants, tigers, and horses, which are revered...



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  Lot 51 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Rs 1,32,00,000
$166,038

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Bestiary)

Signed and dated 'Husain/ 82' (lower left)
1982
Oil on canvas
30 x 40 in (76.2 x 101.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist, New York, 1982
Private Collection, Toulouse, France
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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