FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA
1924 - 2002
UNTITLED (SET OF THREE)
Ink on paper; Pencil on paper; Pencil on paper. Signed and dated 'Souza 1964' upper right; Signed and dated 'Souza 64' lower left; Signed and dated 'Souza 1961' upper left
17 x 10 in. (43 x 25.6 cm.); 11 ⅞ x 8 ⅞ in. (30.2 x 22.6 cm.); 14 ⅝ x 10 ⅝ in. (37.1 x 27 cm.)
These works are in temporary frames.
Executed in 1964; Executed in 1964; Executed in 1961
First work: There is minor wear and creasing, notably along the top and bottom edges and a small spot of discoloration on the center right edge. A small tear along the top edge and some water marks in the work appear inherent. Second work: There is slight wear and a vertical crease visible only upon very close inspection. Third work: Very minor wear and creasing along the edges. These works are in good condition as viewed. They are in temporary frames.
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Estate of Francis Newton Souza
Christie's London, 9 June 2010, lot 82