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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



"I have created a new kind of face... When you examine the face, the morphology, I am the only artist who has taken it a step further," wrote Souza, whose distorted heads and faces were powerful expressions of what he saw as the embodiment of hypocrisy embodied by the elite and the clergy. The present lot was painted in 1963, at the height of an era concerned with the Cold War and fears of a nuclear holocaust, and consequently, the mutant face...



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  Lot 52 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Souza 63' (upper right)
1963
Oil on canvas
38.75 x 27.75 in (98.5 x 70.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sotheby's, New York, 20 September 2005, lot 214
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman
Private Family Collection, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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