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F N Souza
Untitled (Woman in Profile)


"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 5 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 19,20,000
$28,235

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Woman in Profile)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1952' (lower right)
1952
Charcoal and pencil on paper pasted on paper
15 x 22.25 in (38.2 x 56.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Collection of Julian Sherrier
Christie's, New York, 12 September 2012, lot 341
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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