Famous paintings of mf hussain

PAINTINGS BY M F HUSSAIN (17 September 1915 - 9 June 2011)

HERE ARE THE PAINTINGS DISPLAYED BY MF HUSSAIN THAT WORTH  CRORE AND ABOVE.



Maqbool Fida Husain, born on September 17 (1915) in Pandharpur in Maharashtra, popularly known as MF HUSSAIN, is an INDIAN artist. 
Husain first became well-known as an artist in the late 1940s. In 1947, he joined the Progressive Artists' Group, founded by Francis Newton Souza.

For his great art work MF HUSSAIN was awarded PADMASHREE by INDIAN government in 1955.

In the year 1973 he has been awarded the PADMA BHUSHAN
Again in the year 1991 the great painter was honored by the award of PADMA VIBHUSHAN for his fabulous art work.

Husain went on to become the highest paid painter in India.As his single canvases have fetched up to $2 million

In early 2008, Husain’s Battle of Ganga and Jamuna: Mahabharata 12, a large diptych, from the Hindu epic, fetched $1.6 million, setting a world record at Christie's South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art sale.

One of the most celebrated and internationally recognized Indian artists of the 20th century, he also received recognition as a printmaker, photographer, and fimmaker.


Birth name     Maqbool Fida Husain

Born           17 September 1915(1915-09-17)
                   Pandharpur, Bombay Presidency, British India

Died         9 June 2011(2011-06-09) (aged 95)
                London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality     Indian; Qatari(2010-2011)

Field         Painting, Drawing, Writer

Training         Sir J. J. School of Art

Movement     Progressive Art Group

Works           Mother India; illustrations to Ramayana, Mahabarata

Awards         Padma Shri (1955)
                     Padma Bhushan (1973)
                     Padma Vibhushan (1991)

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