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F N Souza
Untitled (Landscape)


1955 was a milestone in Souza's career when he had a solo show at Victor Musgrave's Gallery One in London and achieved overnight fame as an artist and writer. At the pinnacle of success, his illustrated short story, My Friend and I is considered iconic. In the background of the drawing is a medieval cityscape with a dome, steeple and unembellished walls. In the present lot, also painted in 1955, the same cityscape, based partly on the...



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  Lot 23 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 38,40,000
$58,182

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Landscape)
Signed and dated 'Souza 55' (lower right)
1955
Gouache and charcoal on board
14.5 x 21.25 in (36.8 x 54 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired in Paris, circa 1955
Thence by descent
Private Collection, Brazil
Sotheby's, London, 7 October 2014, lot 22
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Dubai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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