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    Sale 2025

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 206

    Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)

    The Philosopher with Courtesan

    Price Realised  

    Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)
    The Philosopher with Courtesan
    signed and dated 'Souza 74' (upper right); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'F.N. SOUZA THE PHILOSOPHER WITH COURTESAN - 1974 OIL ON BOARD 30 x 20' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    30 x 20 in. (76.2 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1974


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    Provenance

    Gift of the artist


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, LONDON