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F N Souza
Man at Table


Souza's interest in characterisation, self-deprecation and the human condition manifested in his portraits, which he developed stylistically over the years-from iconic bold lines and his trademark crosshatching technique in the beginning (as seen in the present lot), to an eventual progression to loops and whorls, tubular structures, and systematic distortion (lot 27). His early figurative works, especially the iconic 'Heads' of the 1950s, set...



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  Lot 28 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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F N Souza
Man at Table
Signed and dated 'Souza 58' (lower right); inscribed and dated 'F.N SOUZA/ MAN AT TABLE/ 1958' (on the reverse)
1958
Oil on board
29.75 x 23.5 in (75.5 x 60 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, New York, 20 September 2005, lot 213
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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