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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 56 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

Estimate



Winning Bid
$8,992
Rs 6,92,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza


a) Untitled (Head of a Man)
Signed and dated 'Souza 92' (centre left)
1992
Felt tip pen on paper
10.5 x 8 in (26.6 x 20.5 cm)

b) Untitled (Atlas Head)
Signed and dated 'Souza 92' (upper left)
1992
Felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8.5 in (27.7 x 21.3 cm)

c) Untitled (Christ Carrying Cross)
Signed and dated 'Souza 98' (upper left)
1998
Pencil on paper
11.75 x 8.75 in (29.6 x 22.1 cm)

d) Untitled (Man in Profile)
Signed and dated 'Souza 91' (centre right)
1991
Gouache and felt tip pen on paper
11 x 8 in (26.8 x 20.4 cm)

e) Untitled (Saint with Multiple Eyes)
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 94' (upper left)
1994
Felt tip pen on paper
10.25 x 8 in (26.1 x 20.5 cm)


(Set of five)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Keren Souza Kohn
Saffronart, Mumbai, 11 September 2013, lot 19 and lot 95
Property from an Important Family Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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