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F N Souza
Christ on Palm Sunday


Christ on Palm Sunday is Souza's interpretation of Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem on the Sunday preceding his Crucifixion. When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, he was received as the spiritual King of Israel and honoured with palm leaves. Artists through the ages have depicted variations on this particular scene in Christ's life, before his death and resurrection leading up to Easter. In Souza's painting, Christ holds a...



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  Lot 22 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 2,64,00,000
$400,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Christ on Palm Sunday
Signed and dated 'Souza 59' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'F.N.SOUZA / Christ on Palm Sunday / 1959' (on the reverse)
1959
Oil on board
50.75 x 21.75 in (129 x 55.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery One, London
The London Arts Group Gallery, Detroit
The Geisler Collection, Arizona; acquired directly from the above
Property from an Important Private Collection, USA

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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