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F N Souza
London East End


"There are times when I wander in the streets late at night or in the early hours of the morning. I avoid being seen at such times because I get beside myself like a lunatic searching for Light, a Glimpse, a fleeting Revelation, a moment of Inspiration, Light, Light... in vain, in vain..."
- F N SOUZA

One of India's greatest Modernists, F N Souza catapulted to fame in the mid-1950s in post-war London. Painted in 1956, the...



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  Lot 48 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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$306,000
Rs 2,11,14,000

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F N Souza
London East End
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper left); signed, dated and inscribed 'F. N. SOUZA 1956/ LONDON EAST END.' (on the reverse)
1956
Oil on board
24 x 48 in (61 x 122.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Harold Kovner, New York
Grosvenor Gallery, London
Acquired from the above
Property from an Important International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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