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M F Husain
Untitled




"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 58 of 138  

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

Estimate
$4,415 - 5,885
Rs 3,00,000 - 4,00,000


Winning Bid
$3,529
Rs 2,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
a) Untitled
Inscribed '12' (upper left)
Pencil on tracing paper
22.75 x 11.75 in (58 x 30 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed '4' (upper right) and '2' (lower right)
Pencil on tracing paper
13 x 19.75 in (33 x 50 cm)

c) Untitled
Inscribed '16' (upper left)
Pencil on tracing paper
13 x 19.75 in (33 x 50 cm)

d) Untitled
Inscribed '17' (upper left)
Pencil on tracing paper
13.25 x 19.25 in (33.8 x 48.7 cm)

e) Untitled
Pencil on tracing paper
11.75 x 17 in (30 x 43 cm)

f) Untitled
Inscribed '10' (upper left)
Pencil on tracing paper
11.75 x 15 in (29.6 x 37.8 cm)

(Set of six)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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