Lot 705India - Original Artwork - Francis Newton Souza...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am



India - Original Artwork - Francis Newton Souza (April 12, 1924 - March 28, 2002), still life with empty wine bottle, bowl of fruit and two wooden spoons, oil on canvas approx 36x25mm, matted for framing. Signed ‘Souza 52’ to top right hand corner. ‘Be it the sluts or the suits, the seamy side of life or the steamy, the gnomish, pox-scarred boy from Goa who went on to become one of the first Indian artists to be feted in the salons of Europe, laid it bare’ made Souza perhaps the first modern Indian artist to attract major attention in the west.

Hammer Price: £2400.00

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