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MF Husain
MF Husain at Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
Born (1915-09-17)17 September 1915
Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died 9 June 2011(2011-06-09) (aged 95)
London, England, UK
Nationality Indian (1915-2010)
Qatari (2010–2011)
Field Painting, Drawing, Writer, Film Maker
Training Sir J. J. School of Art
Movement Progressive Art Group
Works Meenaxi a tale of three cities
Through the eyes of a painter
Awards Padma Shri (1966)
Padma Bhushan (1973)
Padma Vibhushan (1991)

Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) Urdu: مقبول فدا حسین ) commonly known as MF Husain, was a modern Indian painter. He was a founding member of The Progressive Artists Group of Bombay (PAG). He is thought to be one of the greatest painters of India.

M. F. Husain died, aged 95, on 9 June 2011, following a heart attack. He had been unwell for several months. He died at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, and was buried in Brookwood Cemetery on 10 June 2011.

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