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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)




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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  Lot 13 of 55  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,20,000
$14,366

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza


a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 85' (upper right)
1985
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.6 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1983' (upper left)
1983
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (27.9 x 21.6 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 89' (upper left)
1989
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.6 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 88' (lower left)
1988
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (27.9 x 21.6 cm)

e) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 88' (upper left)
1988
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.6 cm)

f) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 89' (lower right)
1989
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (27.9 x 21.6 cm)

(Set of six)

Category: Painting


 









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