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HUSAIN, Maqbool Fida (1917 - 2011), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUSAIN, Maqbool Fida (1917 - 2011), Painter, illustrator

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Indian, 20th century, male.

Born 17 September 1917, in Pandharpur, Maharashtra; died 9 June 2011, in London.

Painter, illustrator. Murals.

Maqbool Fida Husain began work as a painter of film hoardings and did not dedicate himself completely to painting until 1948, when he rapidly took a very important place in contemporary Indian art, particularly among young artists. In 1948 he was one of the founders of

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