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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Basel - 1





"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 2 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
$21,850
Rs 9,61,400

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Basel - 1

Signed in English (lower right)
Watercolour and ink on paper
9 x 11.5 in (22.9 x 29.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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