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F N Souza
Odalisque


Souza's fascination with the female subject continued throughout his artistic career, as seen in this work painted in 1984. Symbolic of femininity and fecundity, the figure in the present lot also draws from Souza's engagement with traditional African art, Byzantine icons, and the work of Picasso and the Spanish Romanesque painters, which he encountered after moving to London in 1950. Titled Odalisque, the present lot is perhaps a...



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  Lot 50 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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Winning Bid
$51,144
Rs 37,59,084

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Odalisque
Signed and dated 'Souza 84' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F N SOUZA/ ODALISQUE/ 1984' (on the reverse)
1984
Acrylic and oil on board
48 x 23.75 in (122 x 60.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Keren Souza Kohn Collection
Saffronart, Mumbai, 11 September 2013, lot 50

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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