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M F Husain
Untitled


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 1 of 70  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2011
21-22 SEPTEMBER 2011

Estimate



Winning Bid
$129,000
Rs 59,34,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in English (upper right)
Acrylic on canvas
35.5 x 23 in (90.2 x 58.4 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting


 









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