PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK
MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (B. 1915)
Untitled (Two Figures)
signed in Hindi and Urdu dated '74' (lower right)
acrylic on canvas
83 x 46 in. (210.5 x 116.7 cm.)
Painted in 1974
In 1974 the present owner was based in Chandigarh, Punjab working on a survey of Child Nutrition. It was there, at an exhibition of photographs of children, that M.F. Husain visited and was spontaneously moved to create this work.