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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled



For Husain, women are a quintessential representation of spiritual superiority. In this lot, the woman is portrayed with a tenderness suggesting her innocence. Her hand reaches out hesitatingly to the lamp on her thigh: a motif projecting the unconscious, the subliminal desires of a community. Bartholomew observes that "...the lamp on the woman's thigh, or beside her, with spokes, or radii, of light within the flask of the bulb, has phallic...



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  Lot 53 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$49,000
Rs 29,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in English (upper left)
Oil on canvas
30 x 17 in (76.2 x 43.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Painting


 









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