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"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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F N Souza

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (upper right)
1954
Pencil on paper
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, New York, 12 September 2012, lot 367 a)
Private International Collection

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Souza 1961' (upper left)
1961
Pencil on paper
10.75 x 14.75 in (27.1 x 37.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, New York, 6-16 September 2019, lot 1812 b)
Private International Collection

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Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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