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F N Souza
Still Life with Fruit


As a child in Goa, Newton Souza grew up in awe of the Catholic Church. As he grew older, however, the artist gradually became aware of what he perceived as the pretences and hypocrisy of his religion. Ever since, his life and work have been marked by the tension he constantly experienced between an adherence to his faith and an urge to harshly criticize it.

In the present lot, Souza presents Catholicism as nothing deeper than...



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  Lot 30 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$88,525

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Still Life with Fruit
Signed and dated in English (upper center)
1961
Oil on printed fabric
34 x 32.5 in (86.4 x 82.6 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Gallery One, London
From a Private Collection, India

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
F.N.Souza, Saffronart and Grosvenor Gallery, New York and London, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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