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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



This work from 1957 evokes a religious subtext: the steeples in the background could belong to a church, wedged among other structures. Souza's relationship with the Roman Catholic church often found an outlet in his works. While the architecture of the church had a profound effect on his aesthetic sensibilities, he loathed the hypocrisy of the priests. The thick strokes are jarring; the deliberate distortion of planes and the scratches on the...



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  Lot 13 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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$90,000
Rs 54,00,000

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F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1957
Oil on board
23 x 29 in (58.4 x 73.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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