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M F Husain
(1915 - 2011)

Untitled (Tribal Woman)

"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 52 of 55  

13 MARCH 2024


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M F Husain
Untitled (Tribal Woman)

Signed 'Husain' (lower right)
Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
10.25 x 10 in (26 x 25.4 cm)

Formerly from the Collection of Dr. Milton and Mrs. Flora Fireman
Thence by descent
Christie's, New York, 12 September 2012, lot 326
Private Collection, Southeast Asia

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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