"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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EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017
Rs 6,00,000 - 8,00,000
$9,095 - 12,125
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
M F Husain
Bearing a plaque "DESIGNED BY:- M.F.Husain, COPYRIGHT With:-KUNCHALA, 73 Warden Road, Bombay 26." (on the reverse)
Painted wood pasted
Height: 9 in (22.7 cm)
Board size: 17.25 x 11.5 in (43.7 x 29 cm)
Property of a Writer
Pundole's, 3-4 September 2013, lot 65