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F N Souza
Portrait of Robert Wraight


"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
Portrait of Robert Wraight
Inscribed, signed and dated 'RW/ Souza/ 1964' (lower right)
1964
Pen on paper pasted on paper
16.5 x 10.75 in (42.1 x 27 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Nicholas Treadwell from the mid 1960s
Private Collection, North India
Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
R Wraight, The Art Game, London: Leslie Frewin, 1965 (illustrated on frontispiece)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 


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