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F N Souza
Untitled


For a brief period in the mid-1960s, Souza collaborated with Rajasthani miniaturist, Mohan Sharma, producing a series of works on paper that were inspired by Indian miniature paintings. Sharma belonged to a family of Nathdwara painters and was trained at the J J School of Art, from where he graduated in 1965. Souza invited Sharma to his studio soon after, and they created paintings that combined the skilled mastery of Souza's line with Sharma's...



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  Lot 9 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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Winning Bid
$35,727
Rs 23,58,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed, dated and inscribed 'Souza 65/For Peter Paone/friend & artist/London 1-5-67' (upper left)
1965
Acrylic, sketch pen, pen and ink on paper
14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Peter Paone
Collection of Julian Sherrier, London
Christie's, New York, 12 September 2012, lot 369

EXHIBITED:
The Naked and the Nude: The Body in Indian Modern Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2 February - 23 March 2013; New York: Delhi Art Gallery, 8 December 2015 - 27 February 2016

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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