"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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EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017
Rs 1,50,000 - 2,00,000
$2,275 - 3,035
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
F N Souza
Signed and dated 'Souza 1953' (lower left)
on paper pasted on board
8.5 x 7.25 in (21.6 x 18.1 cm)
Formerly from the family of Francis Newton Souza
Height of Figure: 6'