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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Head of a Woman



The present lot, a disfigured nude from the artist’s 1965 series of intricate works in gouache, clearly displays the dualities that informed Souza’s unique body of work and guarantee his place in the annals of Modern and Post-War Art.

As Edwin Mullins, Souza’s first biographer, explains in a 1964 catalogue essay, “It is [the] built-in conflict in Souza’s work which supplies its restless, fighting quality and what I have called its...



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  Lot 50 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2009
9-10 DECEMBER 2009

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Winning Bid
$55,580
Rs 25,56,657

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Head of a Woman

Signed and dated in English (upper right and verso)
1965
Gouache on paper
21 x 13.5 in (53.3 x 34.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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