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F N Souza
Cityscape


The present lot is among the few small-format gouache works on paper that Souza did in 1965. In his short-lived experiments with gouache, Souza usually included the human figure. This carefully constructed cityscape with its tall buildings against a band of green and an orange sunset sky is quite likely New York City. The green foreground could reference Central Park. Equally, the choice of orange, white and green could reference the flag of his...



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  Lot 72 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

Estimate
$22,730 - 30,305
Rs 15,00,000 - 20,00,000


Winning Bid
$30,876
Rs 20,37,816

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Cityscape
Signed and dated 'Souza 1965' (lower right)
1965
Gouache and ink on paper
13 x 8 in (32.9 x 20.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Collection of Julian Hartnoll, London
Saffronart, 12-13 December 2011, lot 66
Saffronart, New Delhi, 4 September 2014, lot 38
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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