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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled (Figures in Cityscape)



"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 100 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$17,600
Rs 13,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Figures in Cityscape)

Signed and dated 'Souza/ 98' (lower left)
1998
Chemical alteration and marker on paper
11 x 27.5 in (27.8 x 69.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, London, 9 June 2010, lot 88
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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