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Untitled (Totem Masks)

Artwork:
Untitled (Totem Masks)
Size:
132.4 x 56.2 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1963
Marks
Signed and dated in Hindi (upper left); Further signed and inscribed 'M.F. Husain 6, ZEENAT MANZIL L. JAMSHEDJI RD. MAHIM BOMBAY - 16 INDIA' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
In the early 1960s Professor Dr. Heimo Rau built up the German Cultural Department of the German Embassy in New Delhi, which was later taken over by the Goethe-Institut; During that time Professor Dr. Heimo Rau and his wife Herta Rau met M.F. Husain and acquired this painting from him; Thence by descent

Christie's New York

Date:
2014-09-17
Lot Number :
569
Low Estimate :
$30,000[+350%]*
High Estimate :
$50,000[+170%]*
Hammer Price :
$135,000
Sold For :
$167,000*