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LOT 1166

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EUR (€) 360 - 480
USD ($) 410 - 540

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Indian Female with Elephants Serigraph Signed by M.F. Husain

Late 20th century AD

A watercolour painting depicting a female wearing a blouson top tied at her back and carrying a bundle on her head, advancing through a stand of bamboo stems, accompanied by three small elephants; artist's signature on the lower right corner and limited edition serial notation '238/300'; supplied with a black card reveal. 154 grams total, 58.5 x 43cm including mount (23 x 17"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Personal collection of Harmadar Singh Thind; thence by descent.
Private family collection of a West London gentleman.

Footnotes
he Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) is best known for his bold, vibrantly coloured paintings in a unique style derived from Cubism. He was one of the most recognised Indian artists of the 20th century and a founder of the Bombay Progressive Artists' Group. His name is associated with Indian modernism from the 1940s onwards and his free-thinking approach to art offended the sensibilities of both Muslims and Hindus alike.