THEORAMA - 9 PANELS ON WORLD'S MAJOR RELIGIONS PAINTED BY M. F. HUSAIN
[Actually 10 panels. There is an additional one titled HUMANISM]
A souvenir commemorating the inauguration of Amas Bank Geneva, a member of the Hinduja Group, on 8 November 1994
Foreword by L M Singhvi, Indian High Commissioner to the UK.
Limited edition of 1000 sets with original signature of HUSAIN on title page
Each print has a tissue paper cover carrying a detailed description.
Includes a 12-page stapled booklet which has a 3-page essay by Husain [with a self portrait] titled "May I Say Something About Myself", reproduced in Husain's handwriting + A 1-page Epilogue by Husain, also reproduced in his handwriting.
The portfolio was also designed by Husain.
Printed by Burjor and Fred Poonawala at Comart, Bombay.
The booklet is followed by a folded sheet measuring 34 x 14.5 inches showing 'Samudra Manthan' and carrying a quote by Husain reproduced in his handwriting.
Contained in a maroon cloth folder illustrated on cover.
Size: 20.5 x 15.5 inches
This lot will be sold in "as is" condition.
There may be some minor tears/creases scratches, or holes commensurate with age that may not be visible in the images.
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