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F N Souza
Untitled (Study for a Gentleman of our Times)


Speaking about Souza's detailed figurative drawings from the mid 1950s, particularly his series Six Gentlemen of our Times, Yashodhara Dalmia notes, "As the very morphology of the face begins to form, one marvels at the simplicity of means by which this is achieved. The etiological basis of Souza's demonic faces consists of two parallel lines cross-hatched on either side like harpooning spears. By dexterously manipulating this he is able to...



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  Lot 56 of 101  

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

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Rs 10,80,000
$16,875

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Study for a Gentleman of our Times)
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1955
Ink on paper
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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