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    Sale 11512

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)
    Untitled
    signed and dated as illustrated
    9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.2 x 20.2 cm.) smallest; 14 7/8 x 10¾ in. (37.9 x 27.4 cm.) largest


    (8)Eight works on paper
    8


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    Provenance

    Formerly from the Estate of Francis Newton Souza
    Christie's New York, 16 September 2008, lot 49 (one)
    Christie's London, 10 June 2010, lots 23, 82, 143 (four)


    Literature

    E. Mullins, Souza, London, 1962, p. 78 (one illustrated)
    F. Souza and G. Melly, eds., F. N. Souza: Religion and Erotica, London, 2005, p. 59 (one illustrated)
    A. Kurtha, Francis Newton Souza, Bridging Western and Indian Modern Art, India, 2006, p. 78 (one illustrated)