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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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F N Souza


a) Srimati's Exhibition in London
Signed and dated 'Souza/ 1997' (upper left), inscribed 'SRIMATI'S EXHIBITION IN LONDON' (along the upper edge)
1997
Gouache, felt tip pen and pen on card
4.5 x 6.5 in (11.5 x 16.5 cm)

b) Untitled (Couple and Aero plane)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1982' (upper left)
1982
Pen on paper
10.5 x 7.75 in (26.5 x 20 cm)

c) Untitled (Embracing Couple)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1983' (upper right)
1983
Felt tip pen on paper
10.5 x 8 in (26.5 x 20.5 cm)

d) Untitled (Couple)
Signed 'Souza' (upper left)
Circa 1969
Chemical alterations and marker on magazine paper
10.25 x 8 in (26 x 20.5 cm)

(Set of four)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, Mumbai, 11 September 2013, lot 69

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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