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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Maya's Dream)



By the 1960s, M F Husain’s artistic style efficiently brought together European and Indian influences – as one can notice in the present lot, where Cubist-style nude figures are accompanied with the traditionally Indian elephant motif. It was during this period that Husain experimented with and mastered the forms and poses of classical Indian dancers, musicians, and ancient sculptures – particularly the well-recognised tribhanga pose. As...



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M F Husain
Untitled (Maya's Dream)

Signed in Devnagari and dated '64' (faintly visible, lower left)
1964
Oil on canvas pasted on board
32.25 x 25 in (82 x 63.7 cm)

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Acquired in Bombay, circa late 1960s
Private Collection, Netherlands
Thence by descent
Christie's, London, 25 May 2017, lot 63
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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