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"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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M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed in Urdu (centre right and lower centre), dated in Urdu (centre right) and dated twice '8.3.52' (lower centre and lower left)
1952
Graphite on paper
10 X 14 in (25.1 x 35.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed in Urdu (multiple locations), dated in Urdu (centre right) and dated '8.3.52' (lower left)
1952
Graphite on paper
10 X 14 in (25.1 x 35.4 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Badrivishal Pitti
Pundole's, Mumbai, 17 January 2013, lot 53 (Set of four) c) and d)
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting


 


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