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M F Husain
Untitled (Paris Suite)


This oil on canvas of a Paris Suite is part of a series of 88 oil on canvas paintings made by Husain, marking his 88th birthday. Four cities—Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Paris—serve as the setting for this series. Speaking of the works, Husain says to Khalid Mohamed, “I’m merely trying to collate my experience of 60 years through the paintings. Through men, women, plants and birds...I’m not narrating any story...I’m not concerned with certain...



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  Lot 25 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 66,00,000
$108,197

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Paris Suite)
Signed in English (upper left)
Oil on canvas
44 x 34.5 in (111.8 x 87.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Corporate Collection, India

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
'88 Husains in Oils 003', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, Gallery 88, Kolkata, and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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