BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 1
 
Quick Zoom
F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Untitled



Souza's portraits often reveal the truth of persona, character and often weaknesses, hidden behind the veil of the flesh. Never one for beautiful portraits, his cross-hatched lines serve as a witty, and sometimes vitriolic, commentary on men and their hypocrisy. The artist’s upbringing in a strict Roman Catholic family, his small-pox affliction as a child, his expulsion from the J.J. School of Arts, and his strained relationship with the Church,...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 1 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 6,60,000
$11,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1954
Pen on paper
9.5 x 7.5 in (24.1 x 19 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Francis Newton Souza: Dhoomimal Gallery Collection, ed: Vinod Bhardwaj, Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi, 2009

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)