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F N Souza
Untitled


Souza's paintings of 'heads', which dominated his oeuvre from the 1940s onwards, can be seen in several of the lots in this catalogue. With distorted features on scarred faces - at times an allusion to the scars he retained from contracting smallpox as a child - these portraits represent both, a sense of self-deprecation and a critique of human society. As Souza's heads evolved, the trademarks cross-hatching technique in his early years, came to...



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DAY SALE: WORKS FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Rs 7,20,000
$10,141

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (upper right)
1962
Pen on paper
8.75 x 13 in (22 x 32.8 cm)

Category: Painting


 









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