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F N Souza
Untitled


With its distinct orange and green palette, the present lot embodies the apocalyptic vision that dominated Souza's landscapes from the 1960s. Th e irregular, swerving brushstrokes in this 1964 painting create an unsettling, incendiary atmosphere; it appears as though the tightly packed structures and the surrounding foliage are set ablaze. Houses and steeples of churches lean precariously, on the verge of tumbling down. Both the post-war gloom...



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  Lot 6 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,20,00,000
$190,476

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 64' (upper left)
1964
Oil on masonite board
22.75 x 29 in (58 x 73.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 19-20 June 2008, lot 7
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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