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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Decomposing Head



1956, the year in which the present lot was executed, was a seminal one for Souza, following his successful artistic and literary debut in London the previous year. His first solo show at Gallery One won critical acclaim, as did his first publication, the semi-autobiographical essay, “Nirvana of a Maggot”. Riding the crest of this wave of critical and commercial success, which alleviated his financial hardships and struggle to find acceptance,...



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  Lot 49 of 100  

SPRING AUCTION 2010
10-11 MARCH 2010

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$350,750
Rs 1,57,83,750

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F N Souza
Decomposing Head

Signed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
1956
Oil on board
48 x 36 in (121.9 x 91.4 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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