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F N Souza
Untitled (Bathsheba at her Bath)


In the present lot, Souza depicts the famous scene Bathsheba at her Bath from the Hebrew Bible, which narrates the story of how King David was enamoured by the beauty of the Bathsheba, wife of one of his soldiers, Uriah. After he seduces and impregnates her, David sends Uriah to the battlefront, leading to his death, and leaving the king free to marry Bathsheba. This scene has been the subject of interpretation by many artists over the...



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F N Souza
Untitled (Bathsheba at her Bath)
Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (upper right)
1962
Felt tip pen and ink on canvas pasted on mountboard
23.25 x 32.25 in (59 x 81.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, New York, 17 September 2009, lot 19
Pundole's, Mumbai, 12 March 2014, lot 76
Private Collection, Vienna
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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