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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 21 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$26,853

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (lower left)
1956
Pencil and gouache on paper
11 x 15 in (27.8 x 37.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
Saffronart, New Delhi, 4 September 2014, lot 53
Acquired from the above

PUBLISHED:
Vinod Bhardwaj ed., Francis Newton Souza: Dhoomimal Gallery Collection, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2009, p. 91 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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