"But for art, man would die of boredom!"
Francis Newton Souza was born in 1924 in Saligao, Goa. After losing his father at a very young age and being afflicted by a serious bout of small pox, he vowed to go about life his own way. Souza was expelled for participating in the Quit India Movement while studying at the Sir J J School of Art in Mumbai. In 1947, he founded the Progressive Artists' Group along with S H Raza, M F...
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F N Souza
Untitled (Landscape with Building)
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (lower left)
12.5 x 15.75 in (31.8 x 39.8 cm)
Gallery One, London
Acquired directly from the above, and thence by descent
Private Collection, UK
Christie's, New York, 20 March 2008, lot 98
Height of Figure: 6'