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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Broken Head



The immediacy of figurative art always attracted F.N. Souza, who, throughout his career, remained compelled to draw and paint men and women in an effort to record both the beauty and the decadence of his race. In a 1986 interview the artist stated, “The advantage a figurative painter has over the abstract artist is sheer impact: the brute force of an expressionist painting of a large, distorted, suggestive naked lady can overwhelm the bravest...



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  Lot 24 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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F N Souza
Broken Head

Signed and dated in English (upper right and verso)
1957
Oil on board
48 x 35.5 in (121.9 x 90.2 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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