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Francis Newton Souza

(Goa 1924 -  Bombay 2002 ) Wikipedia® : Francis Newton Souza
Souza Francis Newton Untitled

Saffronart India
Mar 13, 2018
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Francis Newton Souza -  Cityscape In Europe

Francis Newton Souza - Cityscape In Europe

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Lot number: 58
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Francis Newton Souza (Indian, 1924 - 2002) 37" x 32-3/4" Cityscape in Europe, 1965. Acrylic on canvas, signed and dated in the upper right corner, artist's name, title, date, and size inscribed verso, unframed. Provenance: From the collection of the artist and his family. This lot is accompanied by a notarized copy of Certificate signed by the artist. View and Bid on Aspire Auctions.com
Francis Newton Souza - Untitled (christ; Profile Of A Man)

Francis Newton Souza - Untitled (christ; Profile Of A Man)

Original 1954
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Lot number: 211
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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Untitled (Christ; Profile of a Man) signed and dated 'Souza 63' (lower left) and numbered '71/100' (lower right); signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (upper right) lithograph; pencil on paper 21 ½ x 14 7/8 in. (54.7 x 37.87 cm.); 10 ½ x 8 in. (26.6 x 20.2 cm.) Executed in 1963 and 1954; one print and one work on paper 2
Francis Newton Souza - Untitled

Francis Newton Souza - Untitled

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Lot number: 2
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A) Untitled Pen on card 3.5 x 7.25 in (8.7 x 18.6 cm) EXHIBITED: F N Souza, New York: Saffronart, 17 September - 15 October 2008; London: Saffronart, 4 - 16 December 2008 PUBLISHED: F N Souza, Mumbai: Saffronart and London: Grosvenor Gallery, 2008, p. 35 (illustrated) b) Untitled Signed 'Souza' (lower centre) Pen on paper 7.75 x 4.75 in (20 x 12 cm) (Set of two) PROVENANCE: Property of a Gentleman Category: Drawing Style: Figurative
Francis Newton Souza - Untitled

Francis Newton Souza - Untitled

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Lot number: 92
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F N Souza Untitled Signed 'NEWTON' (upper right); dated '18 TH MARCH 48' (lower centre); bearing Christie's label on the board (on the reverse) 1948 Gouache on paper pasted on paper 13 x 19.25 in (33 x 48.6 cm) PROVENANCE: Collection of Kekoo Gandhy Gifted to his daughter Property from Rashna Imhasly Category: Painting Style: Landscape
Francis Newton Souza - Old Man From The Pale Settlement

Francis Newton Souza - Old Man From The Pale Settlement

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Lot number: 28
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OLD MAN FROM THE PALE SETTLEMENT Francis Newton Souza 1924 - 2002 Signed and dated 'Souza 65' centre left and titled 'old man from the Pale Settlement' upper centre and further dated, titled and inscribed'F. N. SOUZA / 1965 / OLD MAN FROM THE PALE SETTLEMENT / 51" x 32 1/2"/ 0057' on reverse Oil on canvas 121.9 x 82.2 cm. (48 x 32 ⅜ in.) Painted in 1965 Provenance Osian's Mumbai, 9 September 2006, lot 21 Catalogue Note Old Man From The Pale Settlement is a striking example of Francis Newton Souza\’s characteristic style; bursting with energy and spontaneity. The present lot, layered with thick impasto encapsulates the artist\’s remarkable ability to handle paint. The distorted figure of the man executed in bright colours and framed by thick black outlines is inspired by Pablo Picasso. Souza has stated, \‘As you know, Picasso redrew the human face, and they were magnificent. But I have drawn the physiognomy way beyond Picasso, in completely new terms. And I am a figurative painter […] When you examine the face, the morphology, I am the only artist who has taken it a step further.\’ (Y. Dalmia, The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001, p. 94) The human figure has undergone innumerable stylistic experimentations in Souza\’s storied yet highly prolific oeuvre, and always rendered with bravura, perhaps because of his obsession with portraying the hypocrisy of society through his art. \‘Souza\’s treatment of the figurative image is richly varied. Besides the violence, the eroticism and the satire, there is a religious quality about his work which is medieval in its simplicity and in its unsophisticated sense of wonder.\’ (E. Mullins, Souza, Anthony Blond Ltd.,London, 1962, p. 40). The present rendition of the human form was painted at a time in the 1960s when Souza had moved on to depicting bodies that were even more distorted than in his paintings from the late 1950s.
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