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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



Husain`s style bears striking similarities with the daring figurative distortions of the Western Modernists. His angular compositions veer clear both from the delicate depictions of the neo-Bengal school and from the use of three-dimensional representation, identified with artists of the pre-Independence era. This painting reveals Husain`s distinctly individual manipulation of line and pictorial space. His skilled use of bold,...

Husain`s style bears striking similarities with the daring figurative distortions of the Western Modernists. His angular compositions veer clear both from the delicate depictions of the neo-Bengal school and from the use of three-dimensional representation, identified with artists of the pre-Independence era. This painting reveals Husain`s distinctly individual manipulation of line and pictorial space. His skilled use of bold, black lines in the formation of the figures belies his substantial knowledge of calligraphic techniques.



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  Lot 4 of 110  

AUCTION 2003 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2003

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Winning Bid
$18,638
Rs 8,38,688

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in Kannada (upper right)
Circa 1980s
Oil on canvas pasted on board
19.5 x 29.5 in (49.5 x 74.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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