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M F Husain
Creation


Creation is an early canvas by Husain, painted a few years after the establishment of the Progressive Artist’s Group in 1947. The bright colours used are characteristic of the artist’s paintings from this period, and one can clearly see the influence of the French expressionist painter Marc Chagall in Husain’s visually stunning depiction of the Garden of Eden.

In Creation, the male and female figures depicted represent Adam and Eve,...



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  Lot 24 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,02,00,000
$167,213

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Creation
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1951
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 27 in (82.6 x 68.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist in Bombay by George Gates-Reed and thence by decent
Private Collection of a Gentleman, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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