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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



“Beauty is Nature’s creation; colours are a wonder; Light, which contains colours, is a miracle...” - F N SOUZA

F N Souza’s landscapes from the 1960s were dominated by a rather apocalyptic vision. They reflected both the post-war gloom of Britain and the mounting tension between nations in the aftermath of the war. As noted by Yashodhara Dalmia, these landscapes “seem to be driven by a cataclysmic force, which wreaks havoc.”...



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  Lot 49 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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$192,000
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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (lower left)
1962
Oil on canvas
26.75 x 35 in (67.9 x 88.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 6-7 December 2006, lot 11
Saffronart, 9-10 December 2009, lot 10
Property of a Lady, Singapore

EXHIBITED
Modern Indian Paintings from European Collections, London: Grosvenor Gallery in association with Rob Dean Art, 14 – 22 May 2003

PUBLISHED
Modern Indian Paintings from European Collections, London: Grosvenor Gallery in association with Rob Dean Art, 2003 (illustrated)
Prabhakar Kolte, From Art to Art: Essays and Critique, Mumbai: Bodhana Arts Foundation, 2008, p. 107 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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