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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Two



Souza???s nude women are one of the predominant themes appearing in his work throughout his career. According to him, he was obsessed by the naked female form from a young age, when he spied on his mother bathing: ???I used to watch her bath herself through a hole I had bored in the door. I was afraid if she thrust something in, I might get a bleeding eye-ball. I drew her on the walls and prudes thought I was rude.??? (F N Souza, Words & ...



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  Lot 33 of 85  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 3,84,000
$5,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Two

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 61' (upper right)
Pencil on paper pasted on board
14.5 x 10.5 in (37 x 27 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1962' (lower left)
Ink on paper
12.75 x 8 in (33 x 20.4 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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