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F N Souza
Untitled (Portrait of a Man)


"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 4 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 20,40,000
$30,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Portrait of a Man)
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper left)
1956
Pen and watercolour on paper
9.5 x 7.5 in (24.3 x 19.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Nicholas Treadwell from the 1960s
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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