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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Elongated Head with Nails and Arrows

For Souza, one of the most fascinating aspects of the Catholic Church was the way in which it represented Christ and its saints as suffering under the burden of all of mankind’s sins. He fondly remembers “the stories of tortured saints” that his grandmother told him as a child and explains that, in addition to these “wooden saints painted with gold and bright colours”, one of the things that always drew his attention in church was “the enormous...

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  Lot 145 of 160  

6-7 DECEMBER 2006


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F N Souza
Elongated Head with Nails and Arrows

Signed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
Oil on board
48 x 30 in (121.9 x 76.2 cm)

Bearing a label of Gallery One, 20 D Arblay Street WI Gerard 3529, Title; Elongated Head, F.N.Souza. (verso)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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