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M F Husain
That Obscure Object of Desire - Eight


Throughout his artistic career, M.F. Husain has been enamoured by the idea of 'cinema' and everything it stands for. The artist's own associations with the genre range from his early days in Mumbai as a cinema billboard painter and the personal friendships he forged with directors like Roberto Rossellini, Ingmar Bergman and Pier Paolo Pasolini, to the several films that he made himself, including 'Through the Eyes of a Painter', which won him a...



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  Lot 26 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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Winning Bid
$222,012
Rs 1,17,66,636

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
That Obscure Object of Desire - Eight
Signed in English (lower left)
c. 1980s
Oil on canvas
38.5 x 79 in (97.8 x 200.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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