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M F Husain
Untitled


Born in 1915, M.F. Husain, a largely self-taught artist, was a founding member of the Bombay based Progressive Artists' Group. Since his first exhibition in 1947, Husain's oeuvre continually evolved and engaged with various themes and media and is often used as an indicator of the growth and development of modern Indian art.

The present lot, a 1979 portrait of a lady holding a gas lamp, is reminiscent of an earlier series of...



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24-HOUR ONLINE ABSOLUTE AUCTION
10-11 JULY 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1979
Oil on canvas
35 x 23.5 in (88.9 x 59.7 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Maqbool Fida Husain, K. Bikram Singh, Rahul & Art, New Delhi, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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