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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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  Lot 57 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-02 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$8,825 - 11,765
Rs 6,00,000 - 8,00,000


Winning Bid
$10,588
Rs 7,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Inscribed '9' (upper left)
Pastel and sketchpen on tracing paper
5.75 x 4.5 in (14.8 x 11.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed '11' (upper right)
Pastel and pencil on tracing paper
16.5 x 11.75 in (42 x 29.6 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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