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F N Souza
Untitled (Reclining Nude with Priest)


"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 20 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,80,000
$6,713

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Reclining Nude with Priest)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (lower left)
1954
Pen on paper
8 x 10 in (20.1 x 25.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly from the Estate of Francis Newton Souza
Christie's, New York, 23 March 2011, lot 512 (b)
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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