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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Head of a Woman with Fly



Through the mid 1950`s that Souza began to paint the distinctive `heads` for which he is well-known today. These portraits, often vehicles for the artist`s contemptuous socio-religious commentary, were "full of apparent contradictions: agony wit, pathos and satire, aggression and pity. Their impact is certain but few people are able to explain what has hit them" (Edwin Mullins, Souza, Anthony Blond, London, 1962, p.39).

Although the...



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  Lot 3 of 110  

WINTER AUCTION 2007
5-6 DECEMBER 2007

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$117,875
Rs 44,79,250

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Head of a Woman with Fly

Signed and dated in English (upper right and verso)
1956
Oil on board
29.5 x 23.5 in (74.9 x 59.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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