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F N Souza
Head of a Saint


The present lot reflects Souza's preoccupation with the Roman Catholic church and the strict religious upbringing of his childhood. "As a child I was fascinated by the grandeur of the church and by the stories of tortured saints my grandmother used to tell me. As far as I can recollect, strange fancies always occupied my mind... The Roman Catholic church had a tremendous influence over me, not its dogmas but its grand architecture and the...



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  Lot 75 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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F N Souza
Head of a Saint
Inscribed and dated 'F.N. SOUZA/ 1959/ HEAD OF A SAINT' (on the reverse)
1959
Oil on board
23 x 15 in (58.4 x 38.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi
Saffronart, 12 February 2015, lot 2
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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