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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Four



The Roman Catholic Church, which dominated religious life in Goa, Souza???s birthplace, played a significant role in the artist???s life and work. The many churches of the former Portuguese colony, with their distinct architecture and impressive rituals, left a lasting impression on him: Souza was fascinated by the splendour of the services, their pomp and ceremony, their elaborate symbolism, and the grandeur of the priest???s robes and...



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  Lot 17 of 85  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,40,000
$8,182

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Four

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 61' (upper left)
Pen and ink on paper
12.75 x 7.75 in (32.3 x 19.6 cm)

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 61' (upper left)
Pen and ink on paper
12.5 x 7.5 in (31.8 x 19 cm)

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1966' (upper centre)
Pen and ink on paper
16.25 x 10.5 in (41.2 x 26.9 cm)

d)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1983' (centre right)
Sketchpen on paper pasted on mount board
10.75 x 8.25 in (27.3 x 20.9 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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