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M F Husain
Two Women


Maqbool Fida Husain belonged to a generation of artists whose outlook was defined by a strong commitment to redefine and restore value in modern Indian art. His oeuvre was the result of his experiences with social upheavals and triumphs that marked each decade of independent India, thus forming a highly important part of Indian art. Having started as a billboard painter, Husain had his first breakthrough at the Bombay Art Society’s exhibition in...



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  Lot 5 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$127,869

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Two Women
Signed in Devanagri (lower right)
1967 - 68
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 48 in (74.9 x 121.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Retrospective Exhibition of M. F. Husain, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta, Sixth Anniversary, 1973

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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