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F N Souza
Untitled (Landscape with Building)


"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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  Lot 23 of 87  

EVENING SALE | LIVE, NEW DELHI
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

Estimate
Rs 30,00,000 - 40,00,000
$45,455 - 60,610


Winning Bid
Rs 50,40,000
$76,364

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Landscape with Building)
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (lower left)
1959
Oil on canvas
12.5 x 15.75 in (31.8 x 39.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery One, London
Acquired directly from the above, and thence by descent
Private Collection, UK
Christie's, New York, 20 March 2008, lot 98

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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