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"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 55  

DAY SALE: WORKS FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,20,000
$5,915

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1963' (lower left), inscribed 33/50' (lower right)
1963
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 7.75 x 19.5 in (19.4 x 49.4 cm)
Paper size:15 x 22 in (38 x 56 cm)
Thirty third from a limited edition of fifty

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1963' (lower left), inscribed '94/100' (lower right)
1963
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 11.25 x 13.5 in (28.6 x 34.5 cm)
Paper size: 15 x 22 in (38 x 56 cm)
Ninety fourth from a limited edition of one hundred

c) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1963' (lower left), inscribed '76/100' (lower right)
1963
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 16 x 19 in (40.7 x 48.4 cm)
Paper size: 22 x 22.75 in (56 x 58.1 cm)
Seventy sixth from a limited edition of one hundred

d) The Potted Plant
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (lower right), inscribed 'I 15/20' (lower left) and further inscribed 'The Potted Plant' (lower centre)
1968
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 13 x 11 in (32.8 x 27.8 cm)
Paper size: 20.75 x 15 in (52.6 x 37.8 cm)
Fifteenth from a limited edition of twenty

e) Nadaabhyantaram Jyoti
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (lower right), inscribed '8/25 Nadaabhyantaram Jyoti' (lower left)
1968
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 11.75 x 12 in (30.1 x 30.4 cm)
Paper size: 20.75 x 15 in (53 x 38 cm)
Eighth from a limited edition of twenty five

f) Savoir
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (lower right), inscribed '16/18/ Savoir' (lower left)
1968
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 20.75 x 12.5 in (53 x 31.5 cm)
Paper size: 29.5 x 20.75 in (75.1 x 52.5 cm)
Sixteenth from a limited edition eighteen

(Set of six)

Category: Painting


 









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