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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Seven Horses)





"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 46 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 57,60,000
$94,426

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Seven Horses)

Signed in Devnagari and Urdu and signed and dated in English (lower right)
1970
Sketch pen and oil on canvas
20 x 23.5 in (50.8 x 59.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
An Important Corporate Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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