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Artist - Paritosh Sen
Paritosh  Sen

Artist Name:
Paritosh Sen

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Year of Birth:1918


Style: Figurative

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Born in 1918 in Dacca, Bangladesh.


  • 1936-1940 Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai
  • 1949-1954 Andre Lhote's School, Academy Grand Chaumier, Ecole des Beaux Arts & Ecole de Louvre (History of Painting), Paris

Solo Exhibitions

Since 1950 in India and abroad

Group Exhibitions

  • 1961 Tyeb Mehta, London
  • 1966 The Commonwealth Arts Festival, Sal Paulo Biennale & Asahi Shimbun Exhibition of Art, Tokyo
  • 1972 Four Indian Painters, Pittsburgh, USA
  • 1986 Second Biennale, Cuba
  • 1994 Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, organized by Sarala's Art International


  • 1942-1943 Founder member, Calcutta Group
  • 1954-1955 Taught art at The Daly College, Indore and at Neterhat Vidyalaya, Bihar
  • 1956-1979 Staff member, Regional Institue of Printing design and layout
  • 1961 Invited to Commonwealth Arts, Festival
  • 1962-1963 French Government Scholarship
  • 1979 Indo-Soviet Friendship Association, Moscow
  • 1983, 1984 & 1987 Artist in residence, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad


  • 1969-1970 French Fellowship to continue with designing typeface
  • 1970-1791 John D. Rockefeller III Grant
  • 1981-1982 Indo-US Sub-commission on Culture and Education, Visiting Professor, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore
  • 1985 Asian Paints Award
  • 1986 Portfolio, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
  • 1989 Abanindra Purahkar, Government of West Bengal
  • 1991 conferred "Doctor of Literature" honoris causa by University of Burdwan, West Bengal
  • 1995 West Bengal State Lalit Kala Academy of Art, Prize for Achievement in Art
  • 1996 Kalida Nag Award
  • 1997 The English Speaking Union Outstanding Citizen Award
  • 1998 Hirachand dugar Award Rabindra Bharati University, Bijoya Chakraborty Smriti Puraskar
  • 1999 Aban, Gagan Puraskar conferred by Visva Bharati University
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