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F N Souza
Untitled (Woman in Profile with Nose Ring)


Painted in 1951 in London, the present lot continues the artist’s exploration of figuration, specifically his depiction of heads, that began in the 1940s and would continue for the next few decades, undergoing transformations in style and form. This portrait of a woman in profile juxtaposes earth tones with a brighter shade of yellow outlining her facial features, and the eponymous nose ring and a thick, dark braid are identifiable against...



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  Lot 4 of 89  

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27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Woman in Profile with Nose Ring)
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1951' (upper left)
1951
Gouache on paper
22 x 15 in (55.9 x 38.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property from the Keren Souza Kohn Collection
Saffronart, Mumbai, 11 September 2013, lot 53
Private Collection, Singapore

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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