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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

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 44 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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$25,201
Rs 17,13,682

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Souza 1948' (upper left)
1948
Oil and ink on paper
20 x 13 in (50.7 x 33 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, India

PUBLISHED:
Vinod Bhardwaj ed., Francis Newton Souza: Dhoomimal Gallery Collection, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2009, p.62

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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