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F N Souza
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This restrained work was part of the second retrospective of Souza's works at the Kumar Gallery in New Delhi in 2000, from where it was acquired by the current collector. In a laudatory newspaper review of the exhibition, dated 13 October 2000, the critic astutely refers to the present lot as being among a small group of deeply religious works by Souza. "But as the years elapse, the lasting impression of Souza, apart from the voluptuous nudes,...



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  Lot 16 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

Estimate
$40,000 - 50,000
Rs 27,60,000 - 34,50,000


Winning Bid
$48,000
Rs 33,12,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Priest
Signed and dated 'Souza 67' (centre left)
1967
Oil, spray paint and stencil on canvas laid down on panel
33.5 x 25.5 in (85 x 65 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, France

EXHIBITED
Retrospective II: Francis Newton Souza, New Delhi: Kumar Gallery, 9 - 21 October 2000

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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