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F N Souza
Untitled (Saint in a Landscape)


An early interpretation of a recurrent theme in Souza's work, saints in a landscape, the present lot underscores the artist's deep fascination with Catholicism and its representatives. As Geeta Kapur noted, "The one continuing theme Souza explores…is the theme of hypocrisy and the Church, in so far as it symbolises absolute authority and camouflages with subtle cunning the hypocrisies of the elite…The recurring portraits of priests, prophets,...



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  Lot 2 of 101  

F.N.SOUZA | MUMBAI, LIVE
11 SEPTEMBER 2013

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Rs 6,60,000
$10,313

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Saint in a Landscape)
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1958
Ink on paper
13 x 8 in (33 x 20.3 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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