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GOAN ARTIST FN SOUZA’S ‘GIRL IN A YELLOW SWEATER’ SETS A RECORD, GOES FOR RS 14.4 CRORE IN RARE AUCTION

May 06, 2022

PANAJI: A rare painting by Goan artist , ‘Girl in a Yellow Sweater’, was sold to a secret art collector for Rs 14.4 crore at an , while fellow Goan Antonio Xavier Trindade’s painting titled ‘La Source’ fetched Rs 73.2 lakh, setting a world record for the artist’s work.

The two art pieces went under the hammer at the AstaGuru Auction House, which conducted two auctions on April 29-30 and May 2-3, respectively. Souza’s masterpiece wa...

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Art Deco: A Century of class

Apr 29, 2022

Defined by class, chic, comfort and endorsed by top global icons including Daisy Fellowes, Coco Chanel, and Elsa Schiaparelli, Art Deco jewellery brought a momentous change and rewrote the history of fashion forever.

The term Art Deco was coined during the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris in 1925, which was largely devoted to the arts of jewellery.

This dramatic transformation was set in motion dur...

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Works of MF Husain, FN Souza to go under hammer for first time at AstaGuru auctions

Apr 27, 2022

The 'Masters Legacy' modern Indian art auction is a 1957 masterpiece by artist FN Souza, 'Girl in a Yellow Sweater'. Appearing in an auction for the first time, the painting was originally in the collection of Harold Kovner, a very important and extremely supportive patron to the artist.

Several artworks by Indian modernists, including MF Husain, FN Souza and Krishen Khanna, will go under the hammer for the very first time at AstaGuru’s two upcoming auction...

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