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M F Husain
Mosaic Female


This luminous, gestural painting from 1965 titled 'Mosaic Female' reflects the masterful combination of Indian aesthetics with certain aspects of modern Western styles like Cubism that M.F. Husain achieved early in his career. As the artist grandly stated in an early radio interview, "In the name of cubism I tried to invent a new order, and I didn't need the linear limbs of Nataraj to hold its image on its toe in order to continue the dance of...



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  Lot 22 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

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Winning Bid
$204,000
Rs 1,06,08,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Mosaic Female
Signed in Devnagari (upper center) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1965
Oil on canvas
40 x 20 in (101.6 x 50.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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