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M F Husain
Alif Lam Meem (Tree of Knowledge)


"From the very beginning Husain had been sensitive to the force of symbolization, to the capacity of the metaphor to mirror the ambiguities of reality beyond the reach of reason" (Shiv S. Kapur and Richard Bartholomew, Husain, Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, 1972, p. 38-39). Over the long span of his artistic career, many of M.F. Husain's explorations of ideas of faith and religious heritage found their metaphorical expression in the art of...



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  Lot 53 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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M F Husain
Alif Lam Meem (Tree of Knowledge)
Signed and dated in English (upper right and verso)
1979
Oil on canvas
41.5 x 21.5 in (105.4 x 54.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the Collection of a Gentleman
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting


 









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