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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)


"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 54 of 70  

12 FEBRUARY 2015


Winning Bid
Rs 10,20,000

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F N Souza

a) d) e) f) Signed and dated in English (upper left)
b) Signed and dated in English (centre right)
c) Signed and dated in English (upper right)
a) 1987 b) 1972 c) 1984 d) and e) 1983 f) 1998
a) b) Chemical alterations and ink on magazine paper pasted on paper
c) d) e) and f) Ink on paper
a) 10.5 x 8 in (26.6 x 20.3 cm)
b) 13.5 x 10.5 in (34.2 x 26.6 cm)
c) d) 11 x 8.5 in (27.9 x 21.5 cm)
e) 10.5 x 8.5 in (26.6 x 21.5 cm)
f) 14.5 x 10.5 in (36.8 x 26.6 cm)

(Set of six)

a) Untitled (Head)
b) Untitled (My Uncle Charlie is Dead)
c) Untitled (Female Head)
d) Untitled (Floral Face)
e) f) Untitled

Formerly in the collection of Barbara Zinkat, USA
Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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