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F N Souza
Untitled


F N Souza's portraits, especially his renditions of 'Heads,' represented his lifelong interest in the human condition. They began to dominate his oeuvre from the 1940s onwards, maturing stylistically over the decades. The early figurative, "futuristic" works of the 1950s, such as the present lot and lot 26, set the precedent for a unique style that went beyond outward appearances to reveal and critique characters, personalities and depravations....



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F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper left)
Inscribed 'For Victor Musgrave/ Season's Greetings and a very Happy & Prosperous New Year 1958/ from F. N. Souza' (on the reverse)
1957
Ink on paper
7.5 x 12.75 in (19.3 x 32.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted to Victor Musgrave by the artist, December 1957
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, UK
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 


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