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F N Souza
Untitled


The present lot is reminiscent of a series of ink drawings created by Souza in the same year, titled Six Gentlemen of Our Times, where the morphed faces of his later works - symbolising human degradation - had already begun to manifest. According to Geeta Kapur, this series depicted "a combined portrait of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, sly, evil, and at the same time terrified."(Contemporary Indian Artists, New Delhi: Vikas Publications,...



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  Lot 8 of 68  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION
26 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 36,80,000
$54,118

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1955' (upper left)
1955
Ink on paper pasted on mountboard
7.75 x 10 in (19.9 x 25.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Christie's, New York, 15 September 2010, lot 374

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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