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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 53 of 85  

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

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$12,727

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Six

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1951' (lower right)
Ink on paper
9.75 x 7.75 in ( 24.7 x 19.6 cm)

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1952' (upper left)
Ink on paper pasted on paper
10.5 x 8.25 in (26.6 x 20.9 cm)

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 55' (centre right)
Pen and ink on paper
9.75 x 7.75 in (24.7 x 19.6 cm)

d)
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper right)
Pen and ink on paper
9.5 x 7.5 in (24.1 x 19 cm)

e)
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (lower right)
Pen and ink on paper
10 x 7.75 in (25.4 x 19.6 cm)

f)
Graphite on paper
14.75 x 10.25 in (37.4 x 26 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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