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M F Husain
Untitled (Portrait of Rashda Siddiqui)




"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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11-12 MARCH 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Portrait of Rashda Siddiqui)
Inscribed in Urdu, signed and dated 'Husain/ 79' (upper left)
1979
Oil and acrylic on canvas
23.5 x 19.5 in (59.7 x 49.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Saffronart, 16-17 March 2011, lot 3
A Private Southeast Asian Collection

PUBLISHED
K Bikram Singh, Maqbool Fida Husain, New Delhi: Rahul & Art, 2008, p. 38 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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