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M F Husain
Untitled


Husain's art was profoundly personal and yet deeply rooted in the complexities of Indian history and culture. He was able to refer to ancient literature and art, bringing it into a modern context, in the true spirit of post-Independence thinking. The multi-headed serpent Kaliya, who has been variously depicted in manuscripts and miniatures, is shown here in an incarnation that situates him in a context that is far removed from its mythological...



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  Lot 101 of 150  


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$60,000 - 80,000
Rs 39,00,000 - 52,00,000

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M F Husain
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated '74' (upper left)
1974
Oil on raw canvas
70.25 x 32.25 in (178.5 x 82 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gifted by the artist to Mr. Benny Lai when he accompanied Pope John Paul II on his Papal trip to India, 1986
Property from the Family of Mr. Benny Lai, Rome

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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