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F N Souza
The Lake


"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 28 of 68  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION
26 MARCH 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 46,00,000
$67,647

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
The Lake
Signed and dated 'Souza 74' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F.N. SOUZA/ THE LAKE - 1974' (on the reverse)
1974
Oil on canvas board
19.75 x 29.75 in (50.4 x 75.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, London
Christie's, New York, 23 March 2010, lot 62

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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