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F N Souza
Profile of a Woman


After he was expelled from the Sir J.J. School of Art in Bombay in 1945, F.N. Souza spent his free time “…studying in libraries, where he discovered for the first time illustrations of classical Indian art and of modern European painting. These were a revelation… Souza made a passionate study of Indian art, and was particularly moved by the South Indian bronzes – with their symbolism and their astonishing feeling for movement – and by the...



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  Lot 9 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2009
9-10 DECEMBER 2009

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$215,625
Rs 99,18,750

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F N Souza
Profile of a Woman
Signed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
1952
Oil on board
24 x 18 in (61 x 45.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of the Francis Newton Souza Estate

PUBLISHED:
Souza, Edwin Mullins, Anthony Blond Ltd, London, 1962

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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