Francis Newton Souza (April 12, 1924 - March 28, 2002).
F.N. Souza was born on April 12, 1924, in Saligoa, Goa, India, and died in Mumbai, India, on March 28, 2002, at the age of 77.
He was a founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group of Bombay, and was the first post-independence Indian artist to achieve high recognition in the West.
Souza’s quote for his works was
“Renaissance painters painted men and women making them look like angels. I paint for angels to show them what men and women really look like."