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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Lady with Blue Tiger



The pairing of human and animal figures, and their various interactions, is a subject that M.F. Husain has returned to several times during his extensive painterly career. Whether it is horse and rider, bull and peasant, elephant and dancer, or, in this case, tiger and lady, this coupling creates a palpable tension that animates the artist's painted surfaces.

"Husain's metaphor is rich and of great expressiveness. It brings a wide...



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  Lot 48 of 70  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2011
21-22 SEPTEMBER 2011

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M F Husain
Lady with Blue Tiger

Signed in English (upper right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
2005
Oil on canvas
23 x 35.5 in (58.4 x 90.2 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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