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F N Souza
Untitled (Profumo Affair)


The present lot references a British political sex scandal from 1961, the repercussions of which led to the resignation of then Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in October 1963 - the year in which this work was created. The affair also damaged the reputation of the Conservative Party, which lost the 1964 general election. Here, Souza has layered a magazine photograph depicting a group of formally dressed men by drawing on the faces of some of...



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  Lot 3 of 55  

DAY SALE: WORKS FROM THE ESTATE OF FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Rs 6,00,000
$8,451

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ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Untitled (Profumo Affair)
Signed and dated 'Souza 1963' (upper left)
1963
Pen on magazine paper
11.5 x 10.25 in (29.5 x 26 cm)

Category: Painting


 









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