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F N Souza
Portrait of an Alien in Astronomical System


"It is in depicting heads that Souza introduced his most inventive features that bring to the fore his whole painterly arsenal. His use of colour is conventional with thick, rigid strokes of paint squeezed straight from the tube on to the canvas. Their burnished quality is reminiscent of the old masters, its expressive content not fully exploited and not in cohesion with the radical quality of the subject." (Yashodhara Dalmia, "A Passion for the...



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  Lot 82 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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$42,000
Rs 31,08,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Portrait of an Alien in Astronomical System
Signed and dated 'Souza 1984' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F.N. SOUZA/ PORTRAIT OF AN/ ALIEN/ IN ASTRONOMICAL SYSTEM-1984' (on the reverse)
1984
Oil on board
30 x 23.75 in (76.2 x 60.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza
Christie's, New York, 18 March 2014, lot 166

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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