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F N Souza
Untitled (Nude)


During his early years in Bombay in the 1940s, immediately after his expulsion from the J J School of Art, F N Souza had taken to studying in libraries, where he came across illustrations of classical Indian art and of modern European painting. "These were a revelation Souza made a passionate study of Indian art, and was particularly moved by the South Indian bronzes - with their symbolism and their astonishing feeling for movement - and by the...



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  Lot 49 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Nude)
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1950' (upper right)
1950
Gouache on paper pasted on paper
21.75 x 14.75 in (55.5 x 37.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Julian Hartnoll, London
Pundole's, Mumbai, 11 April 2019, lot 59

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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