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M F Husain
Untitled


An Albanian Catholic nun based in Calcutta, Mother Teresa's ministrations to the city's destitute, sick, orphaned, and dying earned her much respect as a humanitarian activist, and a beatification from Pope John Paul II following her death in 1997.

Since his first meeting with Mother Teresa in the early 1980s, M.F. Husain has painted several works that feature 'Blessed Teresa of Calcutta' as their protagonist. In a 1994 interview,...



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  Lot 3 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$93,000
Rs 52,08,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Bengali and English (upper right)
Oil on canvas
28.5 x 34.5 in (72.4 x 87.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the Collection of a Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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