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M F Husain
Untitled


Originally commissioned by the Times of India to commemorate the New Year, the present lot, a mural-scale triptych, was first published on 1 January 2002, just under the masthead on the front page of the newspaper with the largest circulation in the world. This monumental painting marks the strife that characterised the year 2001, particularly the terrorist attacks in the United States and the war they precipitated, as well as the hope that...



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  Lot 23 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$216,000
Rs 1,20,96,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in English (lower left) and dated in English (upper edge)
2001
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 120 in (152.4 x 304.8 cm)

(Triptych)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
M.F. Husain: A Tribute, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2012

PUBLISHED:
The Times of India, 1 January 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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