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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



"Renaissance painters painted men and women making them look like angels. I paint for angels, to show them what men and women really look like." - F N SOUZA

F N Souza continued to return to the female nude consistently over the course of his long artistic career. One of the reasons for this, according to art historian Edwin Mullins, was to flout existing moral conventions. Souza’s art stood in violent opposition to the...



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  Lot 8 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 96,00,000
$128,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Souza 45' (upper centre); dated '1945' (on the reverse)
1945
Gouache and ink on paper
13.25 x 19.25 in (33.6 x 49.2 cm)

PUBLISHED
Purrshottam Bhaggeria and Pavan Malhotra, Elite Collectors of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art, New Delhi: Elite Media Pvt Ltd., 2008, p. 44 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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