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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Last Howl from the Cross



The Roman Catholic Church, which dominated religious life in Goa, F.N. Souza’s birthplace, had a significant impact on the artist’s life and work. The many churches of the former Portuguese colony, with their overwhelming architecture and impressive rituals, left a lasting impression on him. Souza was fascinated by their grand services, pomp and ceremony, and their use of elaborate ornate symbols and robes. Most of all, however, it was the icons...



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  Lot 41 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
$345,000
Rs 1,55,25,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Last Howl from the Cross

Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1963
Oil on canvas
60.5 x 41.5 in (153.7 x 105.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Originally gifted by the artist to a friend in 1964, thereafter by descent
Private Collection, United States

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
F.N. Souza, Saffronart and Grosvenor Gallery, New York, 2008

EXHIBITED:
The Human and the Divine Predicament, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1964

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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