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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



"Art has to evolve from your very being, like my horses…I see them as ageless and immortal. They draw chariots in the great epics, they stand proudly in the poorest stables, they are embodiments of strength like the dragons of China" (M.F. Husain, Where Art Thou: An Autobiography with Khalid Mohammad, Mumbai, 2002, p. xxii).

One of the most powerful icons in Husain's expansive body of work, the horse is a symbol of passion,...



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  Lot 24 of 80  

SPRING ART AUCTION
28-29 MARCH 2012

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,61,92,500
$534,541

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (lower right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1970
Oil on canvas
40 x 68 in (101.6 x 172.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From an Important Indian Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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