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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Broken Head



To me, the images in the Head series represent suffering. I want to make others suffer, to make myself suffer. I have no desire to redeem myself or anybody else because Man is by his very nature unredeemable, yet he hankers so desperately after redemption. I wanted to hang myself on the cross with both my hands and feet nailed to it. To have arrows quivering in my neck like flies, while in the sweetness of lovemaking…to repose in ...



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  Lot 46 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,00,000
$1,509,434

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Broken Head

Signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper right); inscribed and dated 'F. N. SOUZA/ BROKEN HEAD - 1957/ HAROLD KOVNER/ NEW YORK' (on the reverse)
1957
Oil on board
47.75 x 35.75 in (121 x 91 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Harold Kovner, New York
Grosvenor Gallery, UK
Acquired from the above
Property from an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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