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F N Souza
Still Life in Green


The pomp and pageantry of Roman Catholicism played a fundamental role in shaping Souza's childhood in Goa. He was fascinated and awed by the ornate objects and rituals associated with the Church. The Church, he said, "...had a tremendous influence over me, not its dogmas but its grand architecture and the splendour of its services... The smell of incense. And the enormous crucifix with the impaled image of a Man supposed to be the Son of God,...



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  Lot 44 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 90,00,000
$125,874

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Still Life in Green
Signed and dated 'Souza 63' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F N SOUZA/ Still life in green/ 1963' (on the reverse)
1963
Oil on canvas
33 x 40 in (83.9 x 101.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Christie's, New York, 30 March 2006, lot 67
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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