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F N Souza
The King


Throughout his career, F.N. Souza was compelled to paint the human figure in an effort to document both the beauty and depravity of his race. Steering clear of abstraction, the artist made it his mission to portray humanity for what it really was. As his biographer, Edwin Mullins, notes, “Souza’s particular strength lies not in his refusal to admit the importance of abstract art, but in his capacity to find in figurative painting everything that...



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  Lot 35 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
$218,500
Rs 96,14,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
The King
Signed and dated in English (center right)
1957
Oil on board
47.5 x 23.5 in (120.6 x 59.7 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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