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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Cityscape



From the late 1940s onwards, Souza made gouaches intermittently. In 1965, he made a series of small-format works on paper, many of which were human figures. These works were executed as a short-lived experiment with gouache. The present work, a very rare and unique landscape that was a part of the gouache series, reveals patience and meticulousness, highlighting his skill and exacting nature.

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  Lot 38 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 22,80,000
$38,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Cityscape

Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
1965
Gouache on paper
13 x 8 in (33 x 20.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Julian Hartnoll, London
An Eminent Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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