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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Venus)

"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 104 of 126  

11-12 MARCH 2021



F N Souza
Untitled (Venus)

Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1949' (lower right)
Ink on paper
9.5 x 7.5 in (24 x 19 cm)

This work is accompanied by a copy of the publication Souza in the 40's, Mumbai: Saffronart and London: Grosvenor Gallery, 2018

Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Grosvenor Gallery, UK
Property from an Important Private Collection, Bangalore

Souza in the 40's, New Delhi: Saffronart, 19 December 2018 - 18 January 2019; London: Grosvenor Gallery, 14 December 2018 - 30 January 2019; Goa: Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, 17 December 2018 - 5 March 2019

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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