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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Still Life with Lamps



In the present lot, painted in 1993, F N Souza returns to a series of still life paintings that he initially explored in the 1950s, which had a strong ecclesiastical theme. The Roman Catholic Church played a fundamental role in shaping Souza's personal beliefs and his art. As much as he was in awe of its pomp and pageantry, he also found its puritanical dogmas and practices repressive and hypocritical. In these works, Souza often illustrates...



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  Lot 74 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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F N Souza
Still Life with Lamps

Signed and dated 'Souza 93' (lower right), inscribed and dated 'F N SOUZA/ STILL LIFE WITH LAMPS/ 1993' (on the reverse)
1993
Oil on canvas
23 x 30 in (58.2 x 76.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 









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