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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

The Trial (Christ and Pilate)



This powerful work depicts a moment from the trail of Jesus Christ by the Roman governor of Judea, Pontius Pilate, with Christ’s mortality frozen in the balance. Rendered in earthy umbers and browns with a palette knife and brush, the profile of Christ seems to be almost carved out of the impasto relief, his single empty eye stretched wide, while his matted hair recedes into the mid-browns of the board. In contrast, Pilate’s profile is shadowy...



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  Lot 10 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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$50,600
Rs 21,75,800

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F N Souza
The Trial (Christ and Pilate)

Signed and dated in English (upper right and verso)
1984
Acrylic and oil on board
30 x 24 in (76.2 x 61 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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