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M. V. Dhurandhar

He was born in Kolhapur 18 March 1867, Maharashtra.

Had his primary and secondary education at the famous Rajaram High School, Kolhapur.

1890-95 Studied under John Griffiths, J. J. School of Art, Bombay. He had exhibited his works at several places in India.

Dhurandhar was perhaps the most popular painter of Western India after Raja Ravi Varma. An excellent illustrator and skilled portrait painter, he displays exceptional talent in figurative painting. He painted historical and mythological subjects, as well as paintings reflecting the social life of Hindus with there customs, traditions and festivals.

He was known for his illustrations. He has illustrated in many books.

 

Born :

  • 1867

 

Education :

  • 1890-95 : Studied under John Griffiths, J. J. School of Art, Bombay
  • Primary and secondary education at the famous Rajaram High School, Kolhapur

 

Award :

  • 1919, 35 : First Indian Director, J.J. School of Art, Bombay
  • 1927 : Received the title of Rao Bahadur
  • He has been honoured by several awards and Gold Medals, Waddington Prize, Meyo Medal, Bombay Art Society Prize