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F N Souza
Untitled


"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 2 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$26,301

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (lower centre)
1959
Pen and ink on paper
8 x 12.5 in (20.5 x 32 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private European Collection
Bonhams, London, 21 May 2007, lot 79
Private Collection, Mumbai
Saffronart, New Delhi, 8 September 2016, lot 38

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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