BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 27
 
Quick Zoom
F N Souza
(1924 - 2002)

Homer



F N Souza was one of the first Indian artists to achieve high distinction in the Western art space. Painted in 1964, the present lot belongs to a highly lucrative period that is generally considered the apex of his career. "For almost ten years, from 1956 to 1966, he dominated the British art scene, showing his work and selling regularly. He was written about extensively and received praise from critics such as John Berger, Edwin Mullins and...



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



  Lot 27 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

Estimate









ARTWORK DETAILS

F N Souza
Homer

Signed and dated 'Souza 64' (centre left); inscribed and dated 'F N SOUZA/ HOMER/ 1964' (on the reverse)
1964
Oil on Masonite
29.5 x 23.5 in (75 x 59.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2006, lot 114
Property from an Important Private Collection, Bangalore

PUBLISHED
Aziz Kurtha ed, Francis Newton Souza: Bridging Western and Indian Modern Art, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2006, p. 174 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
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)