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F N Souza
Portrait of Husain


This portrait of Husain was made by Souza shortly after the formation of the Progressive Artists' Group. "Although the first exhibition of the Progressive Artists Group was held in 1949, in the then Bombay city, the group came formally into existence as early as 1947, in a meeting held on December 15, (which was reported in 'Blitz' dated Dec. 20 of that year)." (Ratan Parimoo and Nalini Bhagwat, "Progressive Artists Group of Bombay: An Overview,...



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  Lot 5 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Rs 2,64,00,000
$419,048

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Portrait of Husain
Signed and dated 'F.N. Souza 1948' and inscribed 'Portrait of Husain (on the reverse)
1948
Oil on board
35.25 x 23.5 in (89.5 x 59.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the personal collection of the artist
Bonham's, London, 16 June 1999, lot 42
Property from an Important European Private Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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