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F N Souza
Nude Standing in Front of Brocade


The human figure, and in particular the female nude, dominated Souza’s works throughout his career. Purposeful immodesties, these nudes ignore conventional morality and lash out at Souzas reception of the inflexibility and self-righteousness of Catholicism, the religion he grew up with. As the artist put it in the 1992 article “Naked Women and Religion” in Debonair magazine, “As a Roman Catholic youth, born in Goa, I was familiar with priests...



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  Lot 89 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

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F N Souza
Nude Standing in Front of Brocade
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1961
Oil on canvas
40 x 24 in (101.6 x 61 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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