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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Head)



The year 1956, when the present lot was executed, was a seminal one for F N Souza, following his successful artistic and literary debut in London the previous year. His first solo show at Gallery One had won him critical acclaim, as had his first publication, the semi-autobiographical essay, “Nirvana of a Maggot”. Riding the crest of this wave of critical and commercial successes, Souza’s paintings and drawings of the mid and late 1950s comprise...



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  Lot 25 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 42,00,000
$56,376

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Head)

Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper left)
1956
Mixed media on paper
26.5 x 20.5 in (67.3 x 52 cm)

PROVENANCE
Grosvenor Gallery, London
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Heads, Landscapes and Nudes, London: Grosvenor Gallery, 11 May - 1 June 2012

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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