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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 92 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
$33,750
Rs 21,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed 'NEWTON' (upper right); dated '18TH MARCH 48' (lower centre); bearing Christie's label on the board (on the reverse)
1948
Gouache on paper pasted on paper
13 x 19.25 in (33 x 48.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Kekoo Gandhy
Gifted to his daughter
Property from Rashna Imhasly

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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