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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 25 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 9,00,000
$12,676

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1943' (front lower right)
1943
Pencil on paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.1 x 16.6 cm)
This is a double sided work

b) Untitled
Dated '1941' (front lower right) and signed and dated again 'Souza/ 1941' (on the reverse)
1941
Pencil on paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.1 x 16.2 cm)
This is a double sided work

c) Untitled
Dated '1942' (front lower right)
1942
Pen and pencil on paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.1 x 16.3 cm)
This is a double sided work

d) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1943' (front lower right and on the reverse)
1943
Pencil on laminated paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.6 x 16.3 cm)
This is a double sided work

e) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1941' (front lower left) and dated again '1941' (on the reverse)
1941
Pencil on paper
8 x 6.5 in (20.6 x 16.2 cm)
This is a double sided work

f) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1943' (front centre right)
1943
Pencil on paper
8.25 x 6.5 in (20.8 x 16.4 cm)
This is a double sided work

(Set of six)

Category: Painting


 









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