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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 47 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 8,40,000
$11,831

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1976' (lower left)
1976
Pen on paper
18 x 12 in (45.6 x 30.4 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1971' (upper left)
1971
Pen on tracing paper
17 x 13.75 in (43 x 35.2 cm)

c) Untitled
Pen on paper
8 x 13 in (20.4 x 33 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 66' (upper left)
1966
Pen on paper
11 x 17 in (27.8 x 43 cm)

e) Untitled
Dated '1965' (upper right)
1965
Pen on tracing paper
9.5 x 17 in (24.2 x 43 cm)

f) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper left)
1956
Pen on paper
10 x 8 in (25.3 x 20.3 cm)

(Set of six)

Category: Painting


 









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