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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Two



Souza's still-lifes of the 50s and 60s portray his prolific style and mastery over various representational modes. These drawings emerged with his interest in the observational qualities of objects as well as the symbolism which imbued them. Often present in Souza???s still-lifes are the same references to religion that are found elsewhere in his oeuvre: sacred objects such as chalices, crucifixes and the Eucharist are depicted on altar-like...



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  Lot 18 of 85  

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

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Rs 9,60,000
$14,545

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Two

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 52' (upper left)
Ink on paper
10 x 7.75 in (25.4 x 19.6 cm)
PUBLISHED:
Edwin Mullins, Souza, London: Anthony Blond Ltd., 1962, p. 10 (illustrated)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Anne and Edwin Mullins Collection

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper right)
Ink on paper pasted on paper
7.75 x 10.5 in (19.6 x 26.6 cm)
PUBLISHED:
Edwin Mullins, Souza, London: Anthony Blond Ltd., 1962, p. 21 (illustrated)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Anne and Edwin Mullins Collection

Category: Drawing
Style: Landscape


 









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