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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Six



"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 10 of 85  

F N SOUZA: A LIFE IN LINE | MUMBAI, LIVE
10 DECEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,60,000
$14,545

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Six

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1946' (upper centre)
Pencil on paper
11.75 x 7.5 in (29.8 x 19 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Family of F N Souza

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1950' (upper right)
Pen and ink on paper
9.75 x 7.75 in (24.7 x 19.6 cm)
PUBLISHED:
Francesca Souza ed., F. N. Souza: Religion and Erotica, London: Barklem.com Print & Publishing, November 2005, p. 66 (illustrated)

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (upper left)
Pen and ink on paper
10.25 x 7.75 in (26 x 19.6 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza

d)
Signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper right)
Pen and ink on paper
12.75 x 7.75 in (32.3 x 19.6 cm)

e)
Signed and dated 'Souza 61' (upper centre)
Pencil on paper pasted on board
14.5 x 10.5 in (36.8 x 26.6 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza

f)
Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (upper right)
Pen and ink on paper
12.5 x 7.5 in (31.7 x 19 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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