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F N Souza
Nude in a city background


After six years of struggle and abject poverty, upon his move from Bombay to London, Souza finally got his break-through solo exhibition at Gallery One in 1955. This exhibition included works which were the satirical and contemporary versions of Saints, Martyrs, Business men and Figures from Mythology. This work as well as The Student (Lot 16) were executed around the same period and capture the isolation and plight of the individual. The...



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  Lot 35 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,20,00,000
$196,721

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Nude in a city background
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1955
Oil on board
47 x 23 in (119.4 x 58.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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