Beyond the Canvas: An Unfinished Portrait of M. F. Husain
Ila Pal, Beyond the Canvas: An Unfinished Portrait of M. F. Husain, New Delhi: Indus, 1994
pp. 284, illustrated with colour & black and white sketches, line drawings, photographs and memorabilia by and relating to Husain. A mine of little-known information about the artist; hardback with dustjacket. Very fine except a presentation inscription on half-title.
10 x 6.5 in (25.4 x 16.51 cm)
The author describes the artist's assemblage of sketches, photographs, post cards, letters to his belles dames, long quotes and her personal musings as "an unfinished portrait". This book is supposed to "take off the mask" and reveal "a yet unseen face of India's best known painter".
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