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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



The pairing of human and animal figures, and their various interactions, is a subject that 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, these juxtapositions of the familiar and the unfamiliar create a palpable tension that animates the artist's painted surfaces.

"Husain's metaphor is rich and of great...



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  Lot 47 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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Winning Bid
$189,780
Rs 1,02,48,120

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
2005
Acrylic on board
47.5 x 47 in (120.6 x 119.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From an Indian Private Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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