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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Peasant 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 63 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

Estimate



Winning Bid
$162,875
Rs 70,03,604

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Peasant Woman)

Signed in English (lower right)
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 35.5 in (90.2 x 90.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Professor Sampler, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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