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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled





"All forms of art are born from one's roots"

Maqbool Fida Husain was born in 1913 in Pandharpur, Maharashtra. A self-taught artist, he came to Mumbai in 1937, determined to become a painter. In 1948, he was invited by F N Souza to join the Progressive Artists ' Group.

Husain began his career by painting billboards for feature films and making furniture designs and toys, to earn a living. When took up...



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  Lot 73 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$13,320
Rs 7,99,200

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled

Signed in English (upper right)
Watercolour and graphite on handmade paper
9.5 x 9.5 in (24.1 x 24.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

PUBLISHED:
'Mumbai Modern: Progressive Artists' Group - 1947-2013', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2013
'Continuum: Progressive Artists' Group', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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