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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Early Portraits and Studies After Religious Themes)



"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 19 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$12,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Early Portraits and Studies After Religious Themes)

a) Signed and dated in English (lower left)
b) Signed and dated in English (lower right)
c) Signed and dated in English (upper centre)
a), b) 1952
c) 1966
Ink on paper
a) 9.5 x 7.5 in (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
b) 6.5 x 4 in (16.5 x 10.2 cm)
c) 16.5 x 10.5 in (41.9 x 26.7 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE
Formerly in the Collection of the Estate of Francis Newton Souza
A Distinguished Private Collection, India

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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