Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002) Crowned Head
Sold for £20,400 (US$ 34,210) inc. premium
Works on Paper by Francis Newton Souza
London, New Bond Street
3 May 2006 18:00 BST
Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002)
collage on magazine paper, signed and dated '62 upper right, inscribed on attached paper 'Victor/Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 1963/Souza', framed
34 x 25 cm.
'Victor' refers to Victor Musgrave, owner of Gallery One.
The figure perhaps represents one of the three Kings present at Christ's nativity, or alternatively one of the generic 'Emperor' or 'King' figures which Souza frequently depicted.
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