Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002) Head with crown
Lot 31
Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002) Crowned Head
Sold for £20,400 (US$ 34,288) inc. premium
Lot Details
Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002)
Crowned Head
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.

Footnotes

  • '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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