• South Asian Modern+Contemporar auction at Christies

    Sale 2194

    South Asian Modern+Contemporary Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 551

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

    Head of a Woman

    Price Realised  

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)
    Head of a Woman
    signed and dated 'Souza 73' (upper left); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'F. N. SOUZA HEAD OF A WOMAN 1973 OIL ON CANVAS 18 x 24' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas laid on board
    23¾ x 17 7/8 in. (60.7 x 45.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1973


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON


    Literature

    A. Kurtha, Francis Newton Souza: Bridging Western and Indian Modern Art, Ahmedabad, 2006, p. 182 (illustrated)