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Ida Kar
(1908 - 1974)

Francis Newton Souza, 1961



Ida Kar???s photographs of Souza were portraits between friends. The legendary Armenian photographer crossed paths with the artist through her husband Victor Musgrave, the owner of Gallery One in London. Kar took several photographs of Souza; this being one of the seven photographs in the catalogue; which captures the artist as a rising star in London???s art fraternity. Ida Kar???s sophisticated craft illuminates the successful career of the...



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  Lot 7 of 85  

F N SOUZA: A LIFE IN LINE | MUMBAI, LIVE
10 DECEMBER 2015

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Rs 1,02,000
$1,545

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ida Kar
Francis Newton Souza, 1961

Printed 'Ida Kar' and stamped 'National Portrait Gallery 2011' (on the reverse)
Silver gelatin print on paper
Print size: 14 x 14 in (35.5 x 35.5 cm)
Sheet size: 19.25 x 15.75 in (48.8 x 40 cm)

Ninth from a limited edition of ten

EXHIBITED:
Ida Kar : Portraits of F.N. Souza 1957 - 1961, Grosvenor Vadehra, London, 31 May 2011 - 15 June 2011; British Council, New Delhi, 5 - 15 October, 2011; Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts, Goa, 9 - 18 October 2011; Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 7 - 28 October 2011 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Ida Kar : Portraits of F.N. Souza 1957 - 1961,, exhibition catalogue, London: Grosvenor Vadehra, 2011, p. 35 (illustrated)

Category: Photography
Style: Figurative


 









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