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F N Souza
Buildings in Sunshine and Shade


In this unusual townscape from the late 1950’s, Souza plays with light and shade in a comment on the dual or Janus-faced nature of all things, even those as benign as buildings. Though their location in time is exactly the same, the two parts of this oil on board seem as different as night and day. While the building in the foreground is forebodingly dark and unwelcoming – even its windows are blacked out – those in the background, which it is...



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  Lot 69 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

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$341,000
Rs 1,46,63,000

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F N Souza
Buildings in Sunshine and Shade
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1957
Oil on board
23.5 x 47.5 in (59.7 x 120.6 cm)

Bearing a label of Gallery One, 20 D Arblay Street WI Gerard 3529, Title Buildings in Sunshine and Shade, F.N.Souza. (verso)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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