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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Airavat



“Art has always been a combination of Indian literature, music, dance and architectural traditions.” - M F HUSAIN

M F Husain is perhaps among India's most prolific modern artists whose unique visual idiom left an indelible mark on the history of Indian art. A largely self-taught artist, he began his career painting cinema billboards and then making toys, before joining the Progressive Artists' Group in 1947. Constantly fascinated...



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  Lot 37 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,50,00,000
$566,038

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Airavat

Signed in Devnagari (upper right)
Oil on board
47.5 x 95.5 in (120.6 x 242.6 cm)

(Diptych)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, circa 1970s
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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