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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 5 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 26,40,000
$36,923

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1957' (upper left)
1957
Ink on paper
21.5 x 29.25 in (54.8 x 74.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from the Estate of Francis Newton Souza
Christie's, London, 9 June 2010, lot 66
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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