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Lot 16
M F Husain
Untitled


The figures of horses in Husain`s painting have a multi-dimensional symbolism - they are both, the monumental effigies of Imam Husain`s horse from the Tazia procession, which Husain witnessed as a child and the `Aswamedha`, the heroic horse of the ancient Hindu kings. They are the epitome of the dualistic nature of life.
In this early seventies rendition of the horses , Husain has pared down the figures to minimalistic form and near...



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  Lot 16 of 187  

AUCTION 2002 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2002

Estimate



Winning Bid
$15,750
Rs 7,87,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in English (upper left)
Circa 1970s
Oil on canvas
18 x 45 in (45.7 x 114.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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