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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)






"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 44 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain


a) Untitled
Signed 'Husain' (lower right), inscribed and dated 'IV/ 2 oct. '86/ New York' (lower left)
1986
Marker on paper
18 x 23.75 in (45.8 x 60.3 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed, inscribed and dated 'Husain/ V/ 3 oct. '86/ N.Y.' (lower right)
1986
Marker on paper
23.75 x 18 in (60.3 x 45.8 cm)


c) Untitled
Signed, inscribed and dated 'Husain/ II/ 2 oct. '86/ New York' (lower right)
1986
Marker on paper
23.75 x 18 in (60.3 x 45.8 cm)


(Set of three)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Bal Chhabda
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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