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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Three



"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 56 of 85  

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

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$10,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Three

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1952' (lower left)
Pen and ink on paper
9.5 x 7.5 in (24.3 x 19.2 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Family of F N Souza

b)
Signed and dated 'Souza 62' (lower left)
Pen and ink on paper
12.5 x 9.75 in (31.9 x 24.7 cm)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza

c)
Signed and dated 'Souza 64' (centre right)
Ink on paper
8.5 x 6.25 in (21.5 x 15.9 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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