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M F Husain
Dolls Wedding


The Doll`s Wedding is strongly influenced by the imagery of folk India. In this painting, Husain recreates an imaginary wedding of "dolls" as enacted by young children. The music, dance, and celebratory aspects of a traditional wedding are captured by the juxtaposition of figures and the play of colors. The red background symbolizes the joyous and auspicious nature of the ceremony and the figures form both, the procession of the wedding...



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  Lot 15 of 187  

AUCTION 2002 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2002

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Dolls Wedding
Signed in English and Devnagari (lower right)
Circa 1950s
Oil on canvas pasted on board
22.5 x 61.5 in (57.2 x 156.2 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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