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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Nude



Souza’s treatment of the nude and the erotic varied greatly over the decades, from the first work he painted on his mother’s ironing board to his late canvases, among which the present lot figures. While some of his women were rendered as dark and disfigured goddesses, lashing out with claws and fangs rendered in thick black paint, others, with their legs splayed wide, put their hyper-sexuality on flamboyant display. Still others were graceful...



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  Lot 76 of 110  

SPRING AUCTION 2009
11-12 MARCH 2009

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Winning Bid
$30,475
Rs 15,23,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Nude

Signed in English (upper left)
2001
Acrylic on canvas
47.5 x 35 in (120.7 x 88.9 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
F.N. Souza - Baiju Parthan, Saffronart and Apparao Galleries, Mumbai, 2002

PUBLISHED:
Prive, HSBC Private Bank and Kyozan Arts, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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