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Francis Newton Souza Revealed & Celebrated at Christie’s June Sale

Francis Newton Souza - "Red Mansion", 1964 - Oil on board, 23 7/8 x 29 3/4 in. - Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010.

LONDON.- Christie’s unveils an unprecedented
of works of art selected from the Estate of Francis Newton Souza to take
on 9 June 2010 as part of the South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art
Comprising over 150 lots created throughout the artist’s career – from
the late
1930s through to the 1990s and through his time in India, London and New
York –
the sale includes paintings, drawings, collages, watercolours and prints
as well
as ten revealing sketch books. Estimates range from £1,000 to £150,000,
collectors an extraordinary and unprecedented opportunity to participate
in an
event that celebrates and commemorates one of 20th Century India’s