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F N SOUZA (1924 - 2002)

SEATED BLACK NUDE, 1949

"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..... 

Estimate: Rs 15,00,000-Rs 20,00,000 ( $20,835-$27,780 )


Seated Black Nude

Signed and dated 'Souza/ 49' (upper left)

1949

Oil on paper

22 in x 16 in   |  55.9 cm x 40.6 cm


PROVENANCE
Property from the Collection of Julian Hartnoll, London
Pundole's, Mumbai, 12 April 2017, lot 56


EXHIBITED
Souza in the 40's, New Delhi: Saffronart, 19 December 2018 - 18 January 2019; London: Grosvenor Gallery, 14 December 2018 - 30 January 2019; Goa: Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, 17 December 2018 - 5 March 2019

PUBLISHED
Conor Macklin, Souza in the 40's, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2018. p. 156 (illustrated)


This work will be shipped unframed