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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Pagoda Head



For F. N. Souza, the founder of the Progressive Artists' Group and a driving force behind a new idiom for Modern Indian art, the 1950s were transformative for his career. He was given a grant to work and study in Paris in 1952, and he seized the opportunity to establish several important connections with Western European gallerists, dealers and collectors. In 1954, a Paris dealer offered to hold a one-man exhibition for him later that year....



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  Lot 46 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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$276,000
Rs 1,73,88,000

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F N Souza
Pagoda Head

Signed and dated in English (upper right), inscribed and dated in English (verso)
1956
Oil on board
48 x 36 in (121.9 x 91.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Harold Kovner, New York
From an important International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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