• South Asian Modern+Contemporar auction at Christies

    Sale 2194

    South Asian Modern+Contemporary Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 525

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)
    Untitled
    signed and dated 'Souza 1954' (lower left)
    oil on masonite board
    35¾ x 23¾ in. (91 x 60.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1954


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    Provenance

    The present owner's mother was introduced to F. N. Souza by political cartoonist Abu Abraham, during the early 1950s.
    Acquired directly from the artist in 1954
    Thence by descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION