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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Head of Man in Semi Profile)



Souza???s heads demonstrate the many phases of his experimentation with line and form, and result in some of the artist???s most inventive works. Characteristic of Souza???s line work is his use of cross-hatched lines along two parallels, which became a fundamental element in many of his drawings of distorted heads. His skill as a draughtsman is evidenced by this ???nucleus??? of complex stabs and slashes which create a jagged web of complex...



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  Lot 14 of 85  

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

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Rs 14,40,000
$21,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Head of Man in Semi Profile)

Signed and dated 'Souza 1958' (upper centre)
Watercolour and ink on paper
12.75 X 7.75 in (32.3 x 19.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Julian Hartnoll Collection, London

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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