Lot 97
  • 97

Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011)

Estimate
18,000 - 22,000 USD
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Description

  • Maqbool Fida Husain
  • Untitled
  • Signed in Urdu lower right
  • Watercolor and ink on paper
  • 19 3/4 27 1/2 in. (50.2 by 69.8 cm)

Catalogue Note

Inscribed by Husain in Urdu on the reverse:
"Fragrance of flowers, the story of the heart, the shining lamp in any company; But how distressed he is for having been ousted from her Mehfil, the circle of her friends and admirers."
Poem by 19th century poet Mirza Ghalib, Translated by Sahar Bandial
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