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F N Souza
Untitled


In 1948, F.N. Souza and M.F. Husain visited the India Independence exhibition in New Delhi together, where the folk and classical Indian art on display, particularly the carvings and sculpture, made a lasting impression on the two artists and their work. The present lot, one of Souza's early nudes, reflects this impact in its primitive simplicity and bold, voluptuous form. Symbolic of femininity, strength and fecundity, these nudes also drew...



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  Lot 23 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$18,987
Rs 8,25,913

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1950
Gouache on paper pasted on board
21.5 x 14.5 in (54.6 x 36.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the collection of Julian Hartnoll, London
Archeus Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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