Christie’s Presents South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art by Jamil Naqsh, M. F. HusainMar 15, 2022 10:00 EDT - Mar 30, 2022 10:00 EDT
Jamil Naqsh is regarded as one of the most influential contemporary artists of the 20th century. Born in Uttar Pradesh in 1938, he gained national as well as global recognition. Several of his works can be characterized by sensual subjects and figurative compositions. Inspired by Pablo Picasso and Italian sculptor Marino Marini, Naqsh painted in earth tones, including beige and brown. The upcoming auction of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art, offered by Christie’s, will highlight an untitled oil painting of a woman by Naqsh. The nude figure can be seen laying on the floor beside a pigeon.
Maqbool Fida Husain was born in Pandharpur in 1915. Husain was a self-taught artist who began earning in his early days by painting movie billboards in India. With time, he became a renowned artist known for his vibrant Cubist paintings. His artworks combine Modernism with traditional Indian motifs. Available in this sale is a work from M. F. Husain. It shows a blue-clothed person riding a horse. Also offered are works by Francis Newton Souza, Sayed Haider Raza, and K. G. Subramanyan. Interested collectors can explore the full listings and register to bid online on Christie’s website.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (90)
# of Lots:90
Price Range:$600 - $90,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Maqbool Fida Husain (1913-2011)|| Estimate: |
|Ram Kumar (1924-2018)|| Estimate: |
|Jamil Naqsh (1938-2019)|| Estimate: |