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F N Souza
Flowers


The present lot, titled Flowers, is an unusual subject choice for Souza. In a thematic oeuvre dominated by still-lifes composed of liturgical objects, Souza painted only a few still-lifes of flowers in vases, varying form and style with each painting. Some of these works, including the present lot, were academically informed paintings which experimented with colour and composition, and were a rare departure from Souza's otherwise scathing...



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  Lot 22 of 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate
Rs 60,00,000 - 80,00,000
$90,910 - 121,215








ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Flowers
Signed and dated 'Souza 61' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'FLOWERS / F N SOUZA / 1961' (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on board
23.75 x 30 in (60.6 x 76.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Estate of Francis Newton Souza
Christie's, London, 9 June 2010, lot 6
Property from an Eminent Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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