Artist Profile : Born in 1941, in Gaziabad. He graduated in Fine arts from the College of Arts and Craft, Lucknow in 1963. His post graduation in Landscape and Watercolour Painting was from the same University a year later. He has several awards to his credit including the National Award in 1989 and several awards from his Sate of UP. He became the best landscape artist that India produced and had an enviable following of both critics and patrons. His palette included all the colours in the spectrum and some more, as he coaxed atmospheric nuances on to the canvas. Gallerie Ganesha has published a book on his work.