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F N Souza
Untitled


Painted in 1950 - when Souza had just moved to England and was on the cusp of artistic recognition - the present lot demonstrates the influence of classical Indian sculptures on his early work. Ever the rebel, Souza's aim in creating such paintings was to flout moral conventions and the puritanical values of the church and the art education that he had been exposed to. Souza had discovered in classical Indian art, particularly Khajuraho...



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  Lot 27 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1950' (upper left)
1950
Gouache and ink on paper pasted on card
22 x 15 in (55.8 x 38.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Julian Hartnoll Gallery, London
Christie's , New York, 23 March 2011, lot 545

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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