Lot#8 || F N Souza (1924-2002)

Acrylic and oil on board
Signed upper left
24.00 x 36.00 in

Estimate   40,00,000 - ₹ 60,00,000

Originally acquired from Dhoomimal Art Gallery.
Francis Newton Souza was born in 1924 in Saligao Goa. He 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 Husain and K H Ara among others. Souza's style created thought-provoking and powerful images. This composition depicts F.N. Souza's preoccupation with the relationship dynamics between a man and woman a recurring theme throughout his oeuvre.
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