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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 27 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 6,00,000
$8,451

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Dated '1967' (upper right)
1967
Pen on tracing paper
17 x 13.75 in (42.9 x 35 cm)

b) Untitled
Dated '1964' (upper right)
1964
Pencil on paper
14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.4 cm)

c) Eve
Signed and dated 'Souza 66' (lower right), inscribed 'EVE' (upper left)
1966
Pencil on paper
14.5 x 10 in (36.7 x 25.3 cm)

d) Untitled
Pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.6 cm)

e) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1961' (upper right)
Pencil on paper
22 x 15 in (56 x 38 cm)

(Set of five)

Category: Painting


 









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