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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Standing Nude



"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
Standing Nude

Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F.N. SOUZA/ Standing Nude/ 1956' (on the reverse)
1956
Oil on board
48 x 25 in (121.9 x 63.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 4-6 May 2004, lot 41
Sotheby's, New York, 19 September 2006, lot 43
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
The Souza Room, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Art Gallery, 2016

PUBLISHED
Vinod Bhardwaj and Brij Sharma eds.,Trends and Tradition: Eighty Glorious Years, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, p. 124 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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