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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 6 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 2,28,000
$3,211

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Mirror
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (lower right), inscribed '8/14/ mirror' (lower left)
1968
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 12.75 x 11 in (32.7 x 28 cm)
Paper size: 20.75 x 14.75 in (52.8 x 37.7 cm)
Eighth from a limited edition of fourteen

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 63' (lower left), inscribed '92/100' (lower right)
1963
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 19 x 11.75 in (48.1 x 30 cm)
Paper size: 20.25 x 11.75 in (51.6 x 30 cm)
Ninety second from a limited edition of one hundred

c) Untitled
Signed, dated and inscribed '14/50 Souza 1975' (lower left)
1975
Lithograph on paper
20.75 x 14.75 in (52.5 x 37.5 cm)
Fourteenth from a limited edition of fifty

d) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1963' (upper left), inscribed '94/100' (lower right)
1963
Lithograph on paper
22.25 x 15 in (56.3 x 38.4 cm)
Ninety fourth from a limited edition of one hundred

e) Biography
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (lower right), inscribed '10/24' (lower left) and further inscribed 'Biography' (lower centre)
1968
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 14.5 x 24 in (37 x 60.9 cm)
Paper size: 19 x 27.75 in (48.5 x 70.8 cm)
Tenth from a limited edition of twenty four

(Set of five)

Category: Painting


 









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