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M F Husain
White Pagoda




"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 73 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
White Pagoda
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1984
Chinese Ink on paper
16 x 11 in (40.6 x 27.9 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
The Lyric Line: A Group Show of Early Drawings, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 2006

EXHIBITED:
Husain Sketches of China, Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi, 1984

PUBLISHED:
In Conversation with Husain Paintings, Rashda Siddiqui, Books Today, 2001

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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