TITLE

Bollywood star sets record with £1.3m Souza purchase

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Lucian
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the selling of the Indian painting "Birth" by F. N. Souza to film actress Tina Ambani for £1.3 million, making it the most expensive Indian painting ever sold at an auction. The painting was part of Christie's South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art sale, which was held at South Kensington in London, England on June 11, 2008. Ambani consigned 12 art works from her collection, which were also on display during the event, to the sale to benefit the Harmony Art Foundation.
ACCESSION #
33207911

 

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