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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Homer



“Souza is a painter with a powerful and strange personal vision. His paintings are neither primitive nor ‘cultured’. They either move you by their stark interpretation of the visual world, or they repel you. They do not reach out into the metaphysical unknown, or suggest the primeval forces, or dwell upon the momentous juxtaposition of crimson and cerise. He is an image-maker and not an aesthete or a theorist. These are earth paintings, and...



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  Lot 3 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 57,60,000
$94,426

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Homer

Signed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
1964
Oil on masonite
29.5 x 23.5 in (74.9 x 59.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Corporate Collection, India

PUBLISHED:
Francis Newton Souza: Bridging Western and Indian Modern Art, Aziz Kurtha, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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