Pervez Captain Biography

Pervez Captain




Little is found on the life of printmaker, painter, and designer Pervez Captain, who was born in Allahabad, India on September 6, 1929. He moved to England in 1953 on a scholarship from the R.D. Sethna Trust, and finally and settled in Paris. Captain pursued printmaking while also working as a publicity designer, and he exhibited internationally, including in the 6th Annual Ljubljana Graphic Biennale in 1965. He died in Dreux, Centre-Val de Loire, France on July 4, 2003.