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F N Souza
Figure on Red & Green Background


The immediacy of figurative art always attracted F.N. Souza, who, throughout his career, remained compelled to draw and paint men and women in an effort to record both the beauty and the decadence of his race. In a 1986 interview the artist stated, "The advantage a figurative painter has over the abstract artist is sheer impact: the brute force of an expressionist painting of a large, distorted, suggestive naked lady can overwhelm the bravest...



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  Lot 30 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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Winning Bid
$123,000
Rs 65,19,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Figure on Red & Green Background
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1957
Oil on board
48 x 24 in (121.9 x 61 cm)

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

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Picasso Souza, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011-12

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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