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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

A Set of Two



"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 81 of 85  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,80,000
$7,273

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
A Set of Two

a)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (upper left)
Pen and ink on paper
10.5 x 8 in (26.6 x 20.3 cm)

b)
Signed 'Souza' (upper left)
Pen and ink on paper
12.75 x 7.75 in (32.3 x 19.6 cm)
PUBLISHED:
Edwin Mullins, Souza, London: Anthony Blond Ltd., 1962, p. 34 (illustrated)
PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Anne and Edwin Mullins Collection

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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