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M F Husain
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 85 of 160  

24 HOUR ONLINE AUCTION: WORKS ON PAPER
26-27 MARCH 2014

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Winning Bid
$5,508
Rs 3,24,972

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
g) Signed in Devnagari (center)
i) Signed in English and Devnagari (lower center)
Pen and pencil on paper
Set dimensions: 16.5 x 34.5 in (41.9 x 87.6 cm)
Work dimensions: a) b) and c) 8.5 x 6 in (21.5 x 15.2 cm)
d) e) and h) 8 x 7.5 in (20.3 19 cm)
f) 7.5 x 8 in (19 x 20.3 cm)
g) 8 x 11 in (20.3 x 27.9 cm)
i) 7.5 x 7.5 in (19 x 19 cm)

(Set of eight and a letter of authenticity)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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