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F N Souza
Still Life with Fruit


"The Roman Catholic church had a tremendous influence over me, not its dogmas but its grand architecture and the splendour of its services. The priest dressed in richly embroidered vestments, each of his garments from the biretta to the chasuble symbolising the accoutrement of Christ's passion... The smell of incense."
- F N SOUZA

In the present lot, F N Souza returns to a series of still life paintings that he initially...



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  Lot 32 of 40  

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Still Life with Fruit
Signed and dated 'Souza 1961' (upper centre); bearing Gallery One label (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on printed fabric
35 x 34 in (88.9 x 86.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gallery One, London
Private Collection, Mumbai
Saffronart, 6-7 December 2006, lot 10
Saffronart, Mumbai, 15 February 2014, lot 30
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
F N Souza, presented by Saffronart and Grosvenor Gallery at New York: Saffronart, 17 September - 15 October 2008; London: Saffronart, 4 - 16 December 2008

PUBLISHED
F N Souza, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2008, p. 50 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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