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F N Souza
Untitled


"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 14 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

Estimate
$4,350 - 5,800
Rs 3,00,000 - 4,00,000


Winning Bid
$7,317
Rs 5,04,900

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (upper right)
1954
Pen on paper
10 x 7.75 in (25.1 x 19.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Mumbai
Saffronart, 2 December 2014, lot 1
Acquired from the above

PUBLISHED
Vinod Bhardwaj ed., Francis Newton Souza: Dhoomimal Gallery Collection, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2009, p. 103 (illustrated)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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