21 May 2007
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, BRAZIL
Maqbool Fida Husain (B. 1915)
signed 'Husain' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 x 39½in. (73.7 x 100.4cm.)
Painted circa 1960
This painting came into the collection of the present owners while their father was serving as a diplomat to India in the 1960s. The painting was acquired directly from the artist in the 1960s and has since been part of the private family collection.
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Compare this work's composition, style and subject matter to another painted in the 1960s and illustrated in R. Bartholomew and S. Kapur, Husain, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1972, cat. pl. 102.
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