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M F Husain
Untitled


In his series of works on Mother Teresa, Husain "…uses her distinctive habit and her hands to effect a transformation of the historical to the mythic, the mortal to the eternal" (Susan Bean, "Now, Then, Beyond Time in India's Contemporary Art", Contemporary Indian Art: Other Realities, Marg, Mumbai, 2002, p. 48). In the present lot, for example, the artist represents Mother Teresa minimally, using only the drapes of her characteristic white sari...



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  Lot 28 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$63,000
Rs 35,28,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Bengali and English (upper right)
Mixed media on canvas
34.5 x 28 in (87.6 x 71.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the Collection of a Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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