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F N Souza
Untitled (Grasshopper in Foliage)


"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 26 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$7,464
Rs 5,22,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Grasshopper in Foliage)
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1952' (lower left)
1952
Charcoal on paper
20.75 x 13.75 in (52.8 x 34.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Estate of F N Souza
Christie's, London, 9 June 2010, lot 120 (b)

Category: Painting


 









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