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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Four



"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 31 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 Four

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (upper right)
Pen and ink on paper
10.75 x 8.5 in (27.3 x 21.6 cm)

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 69' (centre left)
Chemical alterations on magazine paper pasted on paper
11 x 8 in (28.1 x 20.8 cm)

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 85' (upper right)
Marker on paper
10.75 x 8.25 in (27.3 x 20.9 cm)

d)
Signed and dated 'Souza 94' (upper left)
Marker and gouache on paper
13.25 x 8.25 in (33.6 x 20.9 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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