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M F Husain
(1913 - 2011)

Untitled (Sketchbook)





"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 43 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$12,973
Rs 9,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Sketchbook)

Dated and inscribed '1972/ PARIS/ SEPTEMBER' (first page)
1972
Pen and ink on paper
7 x 4.25 in (18 x 10.5 cm) (each)

The present lot is a sketchbook of twelve pages that features eleven drawings by M F Husain, along with an inscription by him on the first page which reads "1972 Paris September".

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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