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F N Souza
Figure on Red and Green Background


"Renaissance painters painted men and women making them look like angels. I paint for angels, to show them what men and women really look like." - F N SOUZA

F N Souza's early figurative, "futuristic" works of the 1950s set the precedent for a unique style that went beyond outward appearances to reveal and critique characters, personalities and depravations. The present lot was painted during a defining period for the artist,...



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  Lot 46 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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$384,000
Rs 2,76,48,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Figure on Red and Green Background
Signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper right)
1957
Oil on Masonite
48.25 x 24 in (122.6 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly in the Collection of Harold Kovner, New York
Saffronart, 19-20 September 2012, lot 30
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York

EXHIBITED
Picasso Souza, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 7 December 2011 - 14 January 2012

PUBLISHED
Picasso Souza, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2012 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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