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Late Pt. DWARKA PRASAD
Artist (DRAWINGS & PAINTING)
1922 - 2009
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Late Pt. Dwarka Prasad Sharma’s versatile imaginative verve in different styles comes from his firm grip of human and animal forms. The knowledge of basic form, ingrained in him by master artists liberated him to experiment in various styles, traditional, realistic or modern. His mythical formations are as arresting as the swift muscle power of a galloping horse portrayed by him. Rooting himself firmly in realism modern art has always been a brush stroke away for him. He procured various awards from Lalit Kala Academy, Rajasthan in modern style. Born on March 6th , 1922 in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Learnt traditional painting, portrait making and other aspects of art from illustrious gurus like Gopal Jaipuria at Bikaner, Ustaad Illahi Bax, A.H. Muler and P.G. Sheel. Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy awards for the years 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1967. “Kalavid” title from Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy in 1979. “Maharana Sajjan Singh Award” in 1993. Honour ‘Veteran Artists’ by All India fine Art & Crafts Society in 1988. Paintings in private collections of art connoisseurs all over India.
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