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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



M.F. Husain's "…women are monumental in their fortitude and yet humble and ordinary in a duality that Husain expresses effortlessly…far from arousing passion, [they] are ascetic without any of the abundant sexuality found in [the] Indian sculptures" that inspired much of his figuration (Yashodhara Dalmia, The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001, p. 101, 110).

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  Lot 23 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

Estimate



Winning Bid
$88,848
Rs 46,20,096

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in English (lower right)
c. 1950s
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 37.5 in (74.9 x 95.2 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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