Hemen Majumdar

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BIOGRAPHY

Hemen Majumdar painted the gates to welcome King George V, on his visit to India in 1911.
In 1919, he founded Indian Academy of Fine Art in Calcutta along with Jogeshchandra Seal, Jamini Roy, Bhabani Charan Law and Atul Bose.
He also published a journal, Shilpi, with A.C. Mukhopadhyay.

Hemen Majumdar was an Indian painter. One of his popular paintings is Lady with Lamp, depicting the loneliness of a woman. In 2002, there was a huge uproar when this painting was stolen and found with an art dealer.

 

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