Sotheby's sale of South Asian Art this fall features an important selection of modern Indian paintings, accompanied by an exciting offering of contemporary Indian art and an eclectic group of Indian miniatures. In celebration of M. F. Husain's 95th birthday this year, we are delighted to present a group of highly significant works by the artist highlighted by "Cinq Sens" (1958) originally from the private collection of noted Italian film director Roberto Rossellini, with whom Husain shared a deep friendship. The auction also features signature works by masters such as S.H. Raza, Tyeb Mehta, F.N. Souza, Jagdish Swaminathan, Akbar Padamsee and Jehangir Sabavala. Contemporary highlights include works by leading artists such as Bhupen Khakhar, Ravinder Reddy, Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher, Jitish Kallat and Thukral & Tagra. The centerpiece of the wide-ranging group of Indian miniatures from Rajasthani and Pahari schools is Gita Govinda illustration from the famous Tehri Garhwal album of this series.