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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Houses)



"It's all very well talking in metaphors about having one's roots in one's own country. But roots need water from clouds forming over distant seas; and from rivers having sources in different lands."
- F N SOUZA

In his monograph on F N Souza, art critic Edwin Mullins notes that the artist's landscapes "...are often distorted to the point of destruction - houses no more than lopsided cubes... But they never threaten to dissolve...



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  Lot 12 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 50,40,000
$63,396

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Houses)

Signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper right)
1957
Oil, gouache and pencil on paper pasted on mount board
21.5 x 29.25 in (54.5 x 74.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Christie's, New York, 23 September 2020, lot 508
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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