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F N Souza
Man with Baked Features in a Black Coat


Riding on the crest of a wave of successes in London, both literary and artistic, F.N. Souza’s output in the late 1950s comprised some of his strongest works, including several important portraits like the present lot.

Compelled to paint the human figure in an effort to document both the beauty and depravity of his race, Souza’s portraits became channels for his scathing social commentary, frequently centered on the dual issues of sex...



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  Lot 48 of 95  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2009
9-10 SEPTEMBER 2009

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Winning Bid
$218,500
Rs 1,04,88,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Man with Baked Features in a Black Coat
Signed and dated in English (upper right) and inscribed in English (verso)
1957
Oil on board
48 x 24 in (121.9 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Harold Kovner, New York

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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