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F N Souza
Fan Dancer


Souza's fascination with the female figure and the nude dominated a large body of works. He admired and held them in fear, and this conflict is apparent in many of his paintings. They carried a personal stamp, filtering the subject through the artist's eyes for the viewer. Writing about his approach to the nude, art critic Edwin Mullins noted, "He treats the erotic in several ways....His nudes are only occasionally painted as beautiful or even...



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  Lot 14 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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$156,012
Rs 98,28,756

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Fan Dancer
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1962
Oil on canvas
41 x 31 in (104.1 x 78.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Grosvenor Gallery, London
From an Important International Collection

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Francis Newton Souza, Saffronart and Grosvenor Gallery, London and New York, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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