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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 22 of 85  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$21,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Six

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (upper left)
Sketchpen on paper
16.5 x 10.5 in (41.9 x 26.6 cm)

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 69' (centre left)
Chemical alterations on magazine paper pasted on paper
12.25 x 9.25 in (31.1 x 23.4 cm)

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 83' (upper right)
Mixed media on paper
10.75 x 8.25 in (27.3 x 20.9 cm)
d)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1983' (upper left)
Sketchpen on paper
10.75 x 8.25 in (27.3 x 20.9 cm)

e)
Signed and dated 'Souza 89' (upper right)
Marker on paper
12.25 x 9.25 in (31.1 x 23.4 cm)

f)
Signed and dated 'Souza 97' (upper centre)
Chemical alterations on magazine paper
10.5 x 7.75 in (26.6 x 19.6 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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