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F N Souza
Untitled


"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 62 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 33,60,000
$50,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1967' (upper right)
1967
Oil and pencil on paper pasted on canvas
29.25 x 24.25 in (74.3 x 61.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Shelley and Donald Rubin Collection, New York
Private Collection, North India

EXHIBITED:
Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern and Contemporary Indian Art from the Collection of Shelly and Donald Rubin, Atlanta: Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 15 March - 15 May 2011

PUBLISHED:
R Brown, Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern and Contemporary Indian Art from the Collection of Shelly and Donald Rubin, Atlanta: Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 2010, p. 85 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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