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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 84 of 138  

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

Estimate
$3,680 - 5,150
Rs 2,50,000 - 3,50,000


Winning Bid
$2,004
Rs 1,36,272

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain

a) Untitled
Pencil and marker on paper
12.75 x 10.75 in (32.5 x 27 cm)

b) Untitled
Sketchpen on paper
6.25 x 4.25 in (16 x 10.5 cm)

(Set of two)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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