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M F Husain
Untitled (Dholak)




"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 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate
Rs 6,00,000 - 8,00,000
$9,095 - 12,125


Winning Bid
Rs 10,80,000
$16,364

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled (Dholak)
Bearing a plaque "DESIGNED BY:- M.F.Husain, COPYRIGHT With:-KUNCHALA, 73 Warden Road, Bombay 26." (on the reverse)
Painted wood pasted on board
Height: 11.25 in (28.6 cm)
Board size: 17.25 x 11.5 in (43.7 x 29 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Writer
Pundole's, 3-4 September 2013, lot 65

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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