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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Peasants in Goa



F N Souza's paintings produced during the 1940s are characterised by a revolutionary spirit fuelled by the artist???s involvement with the Indian national struggle for independence. Having been expelled from the J J School of Art in 1945, Souza???s politics led him to Marxism and eventually joining the Communist Party in 1947. Edwin Mullins describes the period, noting that Souza was ???increasingly vexed by the polite inertia of Bombay...



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  Lot 41 of 85  

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

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Rs 24,00,000
$36,364

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F N Souza
Peasants in Goa

Signed and dated 'Souza 1947' (lower right) and inscribed 'F. N. SOUZA 1947' (on the reverse)
Oil on paper
20 x 13 in (50.8 x 33 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Vinod Bhardwaj ed., Francis Newton Souza: Dhoomimal Gallery Collection, New Delhi, Dhoomimal Gallery, 2009, p. 60 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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