Murlidhar Sadashiv Joshi

Her majesty the Queen of England has a few paintings of SHREE JOSHI MURLIDHAR SADASHIV.Joshi Murlidhar Sadashiv born at Binnar, Nasik District, Maharashtra in 1912.He had his primary and secondary education in Nasik, joined Sir J.J School of Arts in 1933.He obtained the diploma in painting in 1936.He passed the Art Masters Examination in 1940and was listed first amongst the successful candidates.While recieving the instructions in Art education he was awarded Merit Scholarship in Murual Painting.

Joshi Murlidhar Sadashiv was a founder member of the Model Art Education Society at Dadar, Bombay.He was also the Principal of Model Art Education Societyn from 1960-1973.He held one man's shows at the Jahangir Art Gallery, Bombay 1971,1972,1973,1974,1975,1977,1978,1979,1980,1982, also in Taj Art Gallery in 1975 and 1976 to name a few.

Joshi Murlidhar Sadashiv has his collections in National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi,Major State Museums in India, Japan, Perth(Australia), Nairobi(Kenya), London(U.K), Moscow, Nagpur Ajibghar Museum, Mysore, Nasik Kala Niketan.


  • 1955 : Recieved silver medal in Dassara Exhibition for Temples at nasik and Medal Victoria Terminus
  • 1961 : Recieved Rashtrapati Gold Medal by Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar for his work Kashmir lakes
  • 1961 : Recieved first prize in Mysore dassara Exhibition for portrait bathers at Udaypurwelcome rain
  • 1962 : Recieved gold medal by Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar for Rainy Bombay
  • 1964 : Recieved National Award by Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi for Graymorning Seascape
  • 1966 : Recieved gold medal and Govt. prize by Indian Academy of Finr Arts for Portrait
  • 1966 : Recieved gold Medal in Mysore Dassara Exhibition for his work Kashmir valley
  • 1973 : Recieved first prizein Mysore Dassara Exhibition for Colombo Beach Boats


    • Bombay Art Society and Art Society of India, Bombay.
    • All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi.
    • Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
    • Art Society, Shimla.
    • Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
    • Hyderabad Art Society
    • Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar.
    • Mysore Dassara Exhibition, Mysore
    • Rajahmundry
    • Raipur
    • Nasik Kala Niketan.

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