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M F Husain
Devi I


Throughout his career, M.F. Husain has strived to link the language of modern art with the beliefs, traditions and classical arts of India's past. Through his paintings, the artist re-contextualizes and contemporizes the country's ancient tropes and customs, layering them with additional, and often personal, meaning.

Since the early 1950s, Husain's unique modern artistic vocabulary has acknowledged traditional Indian sensibilities,...



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  Lot 25 of 70  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2011
21-22 SEPTEMBER 2011

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$210,000
Rs 96,60,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Devi I
Signed in Devnagari (upper right)
1961
Oil on canvas
32 x 48 in (81.3 x 121.9 cm)


PROVENANCE:
From an Important Collection, United Kingdom

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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