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F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)




"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 55 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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Winning Bid
$5,755
Rs 4,43,100

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza


a) Untitled (Two Figures and Shadow on a Bed)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (upper left)
1968
Felt tip pen, pen and ink on tracing paper
18 x 11 in (46 x 28 cm)

b) Untitled (Three Figures in Bed)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1968' (upper left)
1968
Felt tip pen, pen and ink on tracing paper
18 x 11 in (46 x 28 cm)

c) The Night Club
Signed and dated 'Souza 66' (upper right), inscribed and dated 'The Night Club -1966' (lower left); inscribed and dated 'F.N.SOUZA/ 1966' (on the reverse)
1966
Gouache and ink on magazine paper pasted on paper
7 x 6 in (18 x 15 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Keren Souza Kohn
Saffronart, Mumbai, 11 September 2013, lot 12 and lot 22
Property from an Important Family Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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