• South Asian Modern+Contemporar auction at Christies

    Sale 2194

    South Asian Modern+Contemporary Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 550

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

    Self Portrait

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)
    Self Portrait
    signed and dated 'Souza 71' (upper left); signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'F. N. SOUZA SELF PORTRAIT 1971 oil on canvas 25 x 30' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas laid on board
    29¾ x 24 in. (75.7 x 61.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1971


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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. 33 (illustrated)