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F N Souza
Untitled


The present lot, acquired directly from the artist in New York in 2000, dates back to his time in London in 1953. Souza arrived in New York in 1967, but found no appreciation for his art. It was an atmosphere similar to his early years in London-when the painting was made-living hand to mouth in order to survive and paint.

In the climate of 1950s London, artists like Francis Bacon used their art to reflect the brutality evident in a...



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  Lot 35 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$83,077

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1953' (centre left)
1953
Oil on board
22.5 x 16 in (57.2 x 40.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, New York
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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