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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



Troubled by India’s poor reception of modern art and its general lack of appreciation for ‘revolutionary’ artists like himself and his contemporaries from the Progressive Artists’ Group that he co-founded in Bombay with M.F. Husain, Souza left India for England in 1949.

London, however, was not the city Souza had imagined it to be. Wracked by the shortages and destruction of the Second World War, the city could not offer much to the...



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  Lot 72 of 110  

SPRING AUCTION 2009
11-12 MARCH 2009

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$8,050
Rs 4,02,500

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1953
Pen on paper
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

This lot includes an original Villiers edition of the book, Words and Lines, signed by the artist.

PUBLISHED:
Words and Lines, F.N. Souza, Villiers Publications Ltd., London, 1959; Nitin Bhayana Publishing, New Delhi, 1999

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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