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The period between 1955 and 1961 saw Francis Newton Souza's rise to critical and commercial success. His autobiography Nirvana of a Maggot, was published in 1955, the same year he held his first one man show at Gallery One. From 1956 to 1960, he received a regular stipend from Harold Kovner, a wealthy American collector, in exchange for a regular supply of paintings. Empowered with greater artistic freedom, Souza created some of his best...



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  Lot 2 of 65  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate
Rs 2,00,000 - 3,00,000
$3,125 - 4,690


Winning Bid
Rs 3,60,000
$5,625

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza

a) Untitled
Pen on card
3.5 x 7.25 in (8.7 x 18.6 cm)

EXHIBITED:
F N Souza, New York: Saffronart, 17 September - 15 October 2008; London: Saffronart, 4 - 16 December 2008

PUBLISHED:
F N Souza, Mumbai: Saffronart and London: Grosvenor Gallery, 2008, p. 35 (illustrated)

b) Untitled
Signed 'Souza' (lower centre)
Pen on paper
7.75 x 4.75 in (20 x 12 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Gentleman

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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