Friday 1 March – Sunday 27 October 2019

Indian artist Francis Souza, who lived in London from 1949 to 1967, is well represented in Britten and Pears’ art collection. Pears met him in 1958 and gradually acquired six oil paintings and various drawings reflecting Souza’s preferred subjects: Christianity, cityscapes and portraits.

Peter Pears singing on stage, 1958 by Francis Newton Souza © Estate of F N Souza. All rights reserved, DACS 2019.

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