Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian, English, 1913 to 2011, acrylic painting on canvas depicting horses. Signed, upper left. Circa: late 20th century. Maqbool Husain is known for Large scale Indian history and culture painting. After a brief stint at the Indore Art College, Husain migrated to Mumbai and supported himself painting cinema hoardings. In 1947 he became a founder member of the Progressive Artists Group, and in 1968, he won the Golden Bear for his film Through the Eyes of a Painter. His work was shown in major solo exhibitions around the world up until the final years of his life, including, most recently, the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., USA, and the Asia Art Gallery in London. It also been shown in many important international exhibitions, in cities like Geneva, New York, Washington D.C., Oxford, and at the Tate Gallery, London 1982. In 1971, his work was shown alongside Picassos at the Sao Paulo Biennial. One of a kind artwork.