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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

H Quartet



M.F. Husain first encountered the figure of the horse in the religious stories he was told as a child. It featured in the tales of the Battle of Karbala and Imam Husain the martyr that he heard from his elders at home, as well as those of Ashwamedh, the heroic riderless horse of Hindu epics, that he learnt about at his school in Indore. The artist’s fascination with the animal was further developed during his travels in China and Italy in the...



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  Lot 74 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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$187,450
Rs 84,35,250

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
H Quartet

Signed in English (upper left and verso)
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 35.5 in (90.2 x 90.2 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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