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SOUZA, Francis Newton (1924 - 2002), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SOUZA, Francis Newton (1924 - 2002), Painter, draughtsman

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Portuguese, Indian, 20th century, male.

Active in England from 1950, in the USA from 1976.

Born 1924, in Goa; died 28 March 2002, in Mumbai.

Painter, draughtsman. Figure compositions, religious subjects, nudes, landscapes.

Francis Newton Souza was born in the Portuguese territory on the west coast of India, where his teenage years were miserable. He arrived in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1928. Attracted to painting,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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