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M F Husain
Maya Dreams of an Elephant




"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 44 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2009
9-10 DECEMBER 2009

Estimate



Winning Bid
$67,275
Rs 30,94,650

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Maya Dreams of an Elephant
Signed in English (lower left)
c. 1980s
Acrylic on paper
36 x 36 in (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Husain Tapestry, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1994

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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