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F N Souza
Untitled (Head)


"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 68 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$22,488
Rs 15,51,672

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Head)
Signed and dated 'Souza 64' (lower right)
1964
Marker on linen
30.25 x 20.25 in (76.7 x 51.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private UK Collection
Bonhams, London, 7 October 2014, lot 420
Saffronart, Bangalore, 15 April 2015, lot 13
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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