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F N Souza
Bust of a Young Woman


"Women as sex, life and nature are a continuous strain in most of Souza's works and he invests them with age-old powers of fecundity" (Yashodhara Dalmia, The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001, p. 92).

Unabashedly conscious of their immodesty, Souza's nudes are, in all likelihood, intended to subvert the morality and norms of the Catholic Church to expose and defy its inflexibility...



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  Lot 8 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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$120,000
Rs 60,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Bust of a Young Woman
Signed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
1964
Oil on board
30 x 24 in (76.2 x 61 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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