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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 77 of 85  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$10,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Two

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (upper left)
Ink on paper
7.75 x 12.75 in (19.7 x 32.4 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Julian Hartnoll Collection, London

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1961' (upper left)
Graphite on paper
22 x 15 in (55.8 x 38.1 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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