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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 8 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

Estimate
$151,520 - 227,275
Rs 1,00,00,000 - 1,50,00,000


Winning Bid
$157,455
Rs 1,03,92,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Husain/ '82' (lower left)
1982
Oil on canvas
51 x 57.5 in (129.5 x 146 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the collection of Usha & A P Venkateswaran (former Foreign Secretary of India)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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